Introducing the Guardian
Teacher Network
Wendy Berliner
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• Launched in February last year
• Professional network for teachers
• Thousands of free lesson plans and
reso...
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• Results were eye-...
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#FIRMday 15th nov 2013 kate hodge the guardian teacher network

  1. 1. Introducing the Guardian Teacher Network Wendy Berliner
  2. 2. What is it? • Launched in February last year • Professional network for teachers • Thousands of free lesson plans and resources • Free test centre for secondaries • News and events for teachers
  3. 3. Free Resources!
  4. 4. Useful content! • Live and relevant news feed from education.guardian.co.uk • Hugely popular blog featuring real teachers and industry experts • Well loved newsletter every Sunday • Links to all the latest jobs in schools
  5. 5. Expert blog! • Launched in September 2011 traffic has grown exponentially • Over 7,000 daily uniques and 6,500 weekly visits • Contributors range from NQTs to seasoned experts – Doug Belshaw, Jean Gross, Mike Gershon
  6. 6. All the jobs! • Guardian Schools Jobs, our sister job board, launched in March 2011 • Carries all the latest teaching, support and leadership jobs • Career advice and CPD seminars • Quickly growing to be one of the first places to look for jobs in education
  7. 7. Happy members! • Already have 65,000 members and counting… • 80% in UK, the rest all over the world • Estimate we’ll have 100,000 members by April at this rate! • Genuinely engaged audience of regular repeat visitors
  8. 8. Survey • In September we polled 2,000 of our members to find out what they thought of their profession • Results were eye-opening • Coverage by the Guardian and huge spotlight put on issues faced by teachers • More to come…
  9. 9. Incredible growth! • Over 600,000 page impressions in October ‘11 • Steady upwards trend with peak in September for survey • 3,500 Twitter followers and almost 900 likes on our facebook page
  10. 10. Fantastic feedback “I just wanted to say 'thank you' for the teacher “I just wanted to say 'thank you' for the teacher network. When I Ijoined, I Iwas delighted to find so network. When joined, was delighted to find so many ideas and resources which 'ticked the boxes' many ideas and resources which 'ticked the boxes' but, more importantly, engaged the learners. For but, more importantly, engaged the learners. For instance, the August riots resources made the instance, the August riots resources made the youngsters stop and think. The bell has just gone -youngsters stop and think. The bell has just gone the school day begins. Once again, thank you.” the school day begins. Once again, thank you.” "Extremely useful and saves so much time. Can "Extremely useful and saves so much time. Can see why it has been raved about on Twitter :-)" see why it has been raved about on Twitter :-)" "Another fantastic resource, thank you very much "Another fantastic resource, thank you very much for sharing." for sharing."
  11. 11. Sign up today!

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