Blog

7 10, 2018

Teachers, we are listening and learning!

Since launching Did Teach version 2.0 a number of months ago we have made significant progress in connecting with many innovative companies and organisations who sincerely appreciate the value that teachers can add to their core functions. There is little doubt from our interactions and conversations with CEO’s, HR & Marketing Mangers that they have [...]

13 08, 2018

Summer Holiday Contemplation

So, you have made it to the end of another challenging school year and can at last now bask in the calmness of a much needed six-week summer holiday. For many of you, curriculum reform and the revolution of GSCE’s and A levels have made this year one of the most testing of your careers. [...]

18 06, 2018

Sarah, Director of Operations for MagiKats Maths and English

So, you are thinking of swapping teaching for tutoring – but why buy a franchise to do it? Why not just find some materials, place an advert online and wait for the phone to ring? Let’s look at some practicalities. Materials So, you are a teacher and you know about the National Curriculum. Wonderful! You [...]

12 06, 2018

Eve, PE Teacher to Creative Director of Move With Peppa

Those That Can- Read Eve's story here, how an unforeseen redundancy forced Eve to re-think her career options: Like many teachers, I knew very early on what I wanted from life. At the age of 7, I had already set my heart on becoming a PE teacher. In July 2001 I graduated from Loughborough University [...]

6 06, 2018

The Did Teach Journey & Our Core Aims

Teachers are fantastically skilled individuals, committed and driven by an altruistic passion to make a difference to society. They are assiduous, organised and are outstanding written and verbal communicators. In addition to this, they are able to maintain high standards whilst working in one of the most pressurised of environments; the British education system. We [...]

23 05, 2018

Irene, Early Years Teacher to Founder of Cheeky Kitchen

Those that can - Read Irene's story here, how she swapped Early Years teaching to become Founder of Cheeky Kitchen: I have been teaching for about 15 years, first as an assistant teacher and most recently as an Early Years class teacher. I love working with young children and teaching has given me a lot [...]

10 05, 2018

Zahara, English Teacher to Business Owner- Don’t just leave – fix it!

An odd title? Maybe, but stay with me. I left teaching a few months ago and I’m still head over heels in love with the profession. Teaching isn’t just a job; recently a wise and experienced business coach and I were having a discussion and he said, ‘teaching is a calling’. It really made me [...]

7 05, 2018

Josefina, Languages Teacher to Director of Nanos Spanish

Those That Can - Read Josefina's story here and how she swapped from full time teaching to become the Founder and Director of her own business. After 12 years working at a school as a Spanish teacher and Head of Department for the last couple of years, I didn’t think my professional life would be [...]

29 04, 2018

Career Transition Workshops

Here at Did Teach we have teamed up with 18-07 Careers to bring you two amazing courses focused on helping teachers make that transition from classroom to corporate. 'How to find and secure the right role' Career Direction What do you truly want to do? Morning Workshop 10:00-1:00 Career, transferable skills and networking Career - Knowing where to start [...]

20 04, 2018

NEU – Call to action

School Cuts Weekend of Action 21-22 April: Hundreds of stalls and rallies organised across England This weekend the School Cuts Coalition alongside thousands of parents, teachers and support staff will be holding a weekend of events across England to highlight the school funding crisis. Take a look at the school cuts site for details of [...]