Navigating the accreditation process in NSW

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Navigating the accreditation process in NSW

Are you about to start teaching in NSW for the first time? Are you returning to work as a teacher in NSW? All teachers must be accredited with NESA to work in a school or centre-based early childhood service. 

Read our handy guide to understand how to navigate the accreditation process in NSW…

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How to maximise your relief teacher tax return

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How to maximise your relief teacher tax return

Have you noticed that some of your teacher peers are getting more in their tax returns than you? The difference can come down to knowing what you can claim and ensuring you are routinely keeping a record by the way of receipts throughout the financial year…

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Going paperless with Google Classroom

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Going paperless with Google Classroom

Google Classroom is a powerful and effective tool for teachers striving for a paperless classroom. While not a learning management system in the traditional sense, Google Classroom is a blended program that can replace the paper world teachers and students have long lived in. 

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What to do if a student refuses to work

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What to do if a student refuses to work

Throughout my years of teaching, I have had the experience of seeing many “work refusals”. These are the situations when kids, for a variety of reasons, just refuse to start the work you give them. They might shut down and rest their head on their desk or lash out in anger, shouting about how they just will not complete your assigned task. It’s always important to remember that kids who are refusing are reaching out for help in some way, and you CAN be the one to help them. 

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