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An Easy Guide to Children's Yoga

Beckie, founder of Bhumi Yoga and supply teacher with 20 years of school experience, shares yoga-inspired activities which help with behaviour management.

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Why Teach Supply

What to consider if you're thinking about a new role See all

SEN Insight: Life in a Special School

Why choose work in a special school? Olivia, our SEND Lead and former SEND Support Worker, discusses opportunities to upskill and develop experience in the special needs sector.

For schools

Helping schools overcome obstacles and provide for their staff and students See all

Early Career Framework: 10 with Zen Episode 9

What do schools and teachers need to know about the 2-year Early Career Framework? In our podcast, Helen Woodward talked with Professor Sam Twiselton OBE and Lynsey Hunter from Sheffield Hallam University about building a community of practice, and how we can measure success over the next few years.

Easing Primary to Secondary Transitions: 10 with Zen Episode 8!

In preparation of Year 6s moving on to secondary school after summer, host Helen Woodward sat down with Chris Foley (Headteacher at St. Monica’s Roman Catholic High School and CEO Designate of the St. Teresa’s of Calcutta Catholic Academy Trust) to talk about how schools can help transitioning children feel more comfortable in their new environment.

Key Insights: Accountability & Use of Catch-up Funds

We recently hosted a webinar based around COVID catch-up funding, as we’re keen to explore what we’re all learning about children’s current needs following 18 months of disrupted education.

Zen updates

Insight into Zen HQ: who we are, how we work and what we stand for See all

Standing up to racism

At Zen Educate, we stand united in the efforts to challenge racial injustice in all forms.

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