We’re happy to present a collection of videos that are perfect for new teachers to use to reflect on their practice, courtesy of the lovely people at Teachers Media.

We suggest that you use them as a way of challenging your own thinking, finding out new ideas, and watching together with colleagues to begin a discussion.


Teaching Practice
An in-depth look at how best to survive the first teacher practice session, combining real life experience from trainees and advice from experienced teachers.

Three research projects focus on different aspects of movement and learning as a way to enhance teacher training.

Coping with Different Abilities
Looking at how teachers can support pupils in mixed ability classes, classroom management expert Sue Cowley works with new teacher Chris Farnen and his Year 5 class.

EAL in Drama and Music
Lisa Zimmermann uses music as a means of communication at an after-school project for primary pupils who have English as an additional language.


Primary NQTs  (series)
Primary teachers begin their careers and face new challenges as well as new rewards on everything from assessment to creating a good work/life balance.


Teaching and Learning with Beadle Focus on the Lesson Objectives
An new English teacher is given guidance on clear teaching objectives and lesson aims with her Year 9 class, and learns to have high expectations and honest post-lesson self-appraisal on lesson success and pedagogy.

Body Language when Starting the Lesson
A short demonstration about how body language or non-verbal communication can be used right from the beginning of a lesson to help manage and settle a class.

Tackling Tiredness
Behaviour expert John Bayley visits Lampton School in Hounslow to help a new teacher with a range of classroom management issues.

Engaging EAL Learners
Behaviour expert Sue Cowley advises on ways of encouraging and engaging learners as a teacher takes a Year 8 science lesson with a challenging class of EAL learners for the first time, in this classroom-management resource.

Secondary NQTs (series)
Follows the biggest learning curve in the profession as various new secondary teachers face challenges on everything from survival secrets to learning important time management skills.