Supply guides, tips and news from the Zen community


Supply Guides

Practical advice, written by teachers for teachers See all

Five books to promote friendships, inclusivity and understanding of SEND

It’s Anti-Bullying Week, which is a great opportunity to emphasise the collective responsibility of students to end bullying and respect each other. With powerful illustrations and encouraging messages, picture books are an ideal way to help children understand and celebrate their differences.

Why Teach Supply

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

How and Why I Got Into Supply Teaching in London

Explore the main benefits of supply teaching with one of Zen's best teachers, as she recalls how she became drawn to supply and how she ended up working with Zen.

The Advantages of Becoming a Supply Teacher

Supply can offer a lot of benefits for teachers depending on personal needs and wants. Working as a supply teacher with her own business on the side, Gerrie shares some of the advantages of supply.

For schools

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

The Journey from School to Undergraduate Study in Chemistry

Dr Kristy Turner offers a unique insight into supporting STEM students, from her professional Chemistry teaching and lecturing experience in both school and university. She outlines challenges and raises questions for school leaders supporting learners with their journey into higher 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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