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Eight ways to make a good first impression to your Pupils

What impression would you, as a Madrassah teacher like your children to have about you? that you are competent? kind? assertive? Chances are they will make a judgement about your personality and competency right from the very first lesson and even from the first 5-10 minutes. Those impressions will affect their behaviour and their performance [...]

Eight ways to make a good first impression to your Pupils2021-03-20T20:21:27+00:00

All the Documents You Need at Your Madrassah’s Registration Day

Having all the right documents in place on registration day will help run the registration process effectively by ensuring that you have all the necessary information to carry out your duties of educating and safeguarding your pupils throughout the year. It is important that all documents are printed out in good quality in advance and [...]

All the Documents You Need at Your Madrassah’s Registration Day2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

How to Give Feedback to a Teacher

Having a senior qualified and experienced teacher observe another teacher in action on a termly basis is a good practice for Madrassahs to apply. Although observations are not the only methods for measuring teachers’ quality of teaching, if they are followed up by formative feedback sessions, they can help teachers improve their practice efficiently. The [...]

How to Give Feedback to a Teacher2021-03-20T20:21:28+00:00

14 tips for creating your own curriculum

A curriculum is the foundation for effective teaching. Based on knowledge of the target group, it determines the aspect or aspects of their lives that the learning programme aims to enlighten, then sets a vision for the target group which they will become at the end of their learning programme. This vision is translated into [...]

14 tips for creating your own curriculum2021-03-20T20:21:31+00:00

Subject knowledge is prime factor in good teaching, experts say

As much as teaching strategies and tips are often emphasised, subject knowledge carries the same weight in importance, if not more. After settling into a teaching post at a Madrassah, we must continue striving to gain more knowledge in the subject and around the subject we are teaching. Good teachers realise that they are also [...]

Subject knowledge is prime factor in good teaching, experts say2016-12-06T15:22:42+00:00

Plot your teaching style and boost your classroom impact

What is your teaching style? Do you portray more dominance, cooperation, opposition, submission or an equal variety of all or some? What are the best styles? Theo Wubbels is a professor of education at Utrecht University and he has formulated a matrix that can pinpoint where a teaching style sits between dominance, opposition, submission and [...]

Plot your teaching style and boost your classroom impact2021-03-20T20:21:31+00:00

Why your seating plan could be the key to better learning

Whether on the floor or at tables, which seating arrangement is the most suitable for your students and your lesson? Traditional rows, U-shaped setting or cluster groups? Being conscious of the pros and cons of each and using them appropriately can be a great aid to minimising misbehaviour and boosting concentration in your class.   [...]

Why your seating plan could be the key to better learning2021-03-20T20:21:31+00:00

Prizes are no way to reward pupils, expert says

A little controversial and off-mainstream in relation to awarding prizes and certificates publicly to pupils that exhibit good behaviour. Yet, to say the least, it is important to know and understand the shortcomings of giving awards and the possibility of it leading to counterproductive outcomes. Ultimately, the most effective strategy for positively influencing behaviour is [...]

Prizes are no way to reward pupils, expert says2021-03-20T20:21:31+00:00

The 9 things every teacher should know

Nine profound information presented by a renowned educationalist about teaching that could improve and enrich Madrassah education, both in terms of pupils’ experience and attainment. The article explains the importance of positive teacher-pupil relations, setting learning objectives, what it means to learn something, prerequisites for learning, making feedback effective among many other excellent points worthy [...]

The 9 things every teacher should know2021-03-20T20:21:35+00:00

10 Questions Parents and Madrassah teachers need to ask before classes start

With the summer holidays coming to an end, Madrassah classes across the UK will be restarting this month. Madrassah.co.uk have compiled 10 questions that parents and Madrassah teachers need to ask, to ensure they are fully equipped to teach children the wonders of the Quran this year. Are your teachers DBS checked [...]

10 Questions Parents and Madrassah teachers need to ask before classes start2021-03-20T20:21:35+00:00
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