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National Numeracy Day

National Numeracy Day: Fun KS1 & KS2 Maths Activities

Did you know it’s National Numeracy Day on the 18th May 2022? National Numeracy Day is all about increasing confidence in the maths skills we use in our everyday life, lending itself perfectly to a day of fun maths activities and challenges in the classroom! Read on for some fun numeracy activities to inspire your KS1 or KS2 class with a love of numbers, great not only for National Numeracy Day but all year round.

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Dream Job

It's teaching job application season!

We’re in the last term of 21/22 and schools are now starting to assess their staffing needs for the next academic year. Whether you’re an ECT or a seasoned pro looking for a change, it’s an incredibly exciting time of the year, filled with possibilities and dreams of a new future. Our teachers at Pango have been thinking back to their job application days and have pulled together some pointers to help you out when you take your first steps towards applying for your new role.

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Q1 Review - Pango Publishers

We’ve had an incredibly exciting first quarter here at Pango as we onboarded some amazing quality publishers as Pango Partners. We’re delighted with the huge range of content these publishers are offering our teachers, ensuring that Pango is a one-stop shop for planning and resourcing for the summer term and beyond.

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Students sitting KS2 SATs exam

Year 6 Teacher: Your KS2 SATS Preparation Tips

We’re approaching that time of year when Year 6 teachers become ‘ninja like’ throughout the school building – appearing and disappearing from the staffroom in the blink of an eye, moving at lightning speed throughout the corridors, and having hushed conversations with colleagues about revision plans, intervention groups and practice sessions. SATs preparation can be a challenging experience for teachers and children alike, so to help keep you on the straight and narrow, we’ve compiled a list of our Top KS2 SATs Survival Tips from our teachers at Pango.

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STEM Education in Schools: 5 Ways Teachers Can Inspire the Next Generation of Women in STEM

It's no secret that girls are underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Although progress has been made throughout the years, in part due to the support of incredible teachers, there is still room for improvement. According to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), women make up only 35% of STEM students in higher education globally. Since interest in STEM often starts in primary school, it's incredibly important to provide support for these women early on in life and instil them with the courage to pursue STEM fields. Teachers can no doubt support this work. Here are five ways teachers can help encourage girls to become inspiring women in STEM.

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