Blog Archives - The NQT Partnership


How to handle poor behaviour as an NQT

Inevitably, as a teacher, you will encounter poor behaviour in the classroom and the communal areas. At first, as an NQT you may find it difficult to know how to handle it. You will refer back to the theory you learned during your PGCE year and apply it in many instances effectively.

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Top 5 resources for primary NQTs

It’s time to head into the classroom! Your brain is full of wonderful PGCE theory that you’re just itching to put into practice. You’ve found a school, appointed a mentor and have been planning for weeks what your lessons will look like,

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The challenges you will face in your first year of teaching

As with any new job, there is a steep learning curve when you first start. This is no different as an NQT. Many of the challenges you will face in your first year will feel mountainous and difficult to overcome but would probably seem minor to a more experienced teacher.

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Why NQTs are moving to London

Did you know that 95% of the people we place into schools in London aren’t actually from London? It seems like every NQT and his/her dog/cat/hamster is moving down to London to teach and we know why.

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Why NQTs want to work in London

We have supported over 500 NQTs in relocating to London, Manchester and Birmingham and will give you advice and guidance on how to find housing and the right areas to live in, how to manage finances and most importantly we are able to introduce you to other NQTs we place to help start your social network.

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