Top 10 Axcis blogs of 2018

What were our most popular articles in 2018? Find out here.

1 – Do Winnie the Pooh Characters really represent different mental disorders?

Our most popular blog of 2018 focussed on whether Winnie the Pooh characters really represent different mental health conditions

There are various reports on the web suggesting that each character in Winnie the Pooh represents a different mental disorder, but what are they, and is it true? Find out in our most popular post of 2018!

2 – Challenges I face while working as a TA and how I overcome them

We asked our teaching assistants what sort of challenges they face while working in the classroom, and how they overcome them. The answers were so useful and insightful that we felt they would be great for anyone who is currently a TA, or thinking about becoming one. Read the full post here.

3 – 5 tips for being a successful education recruitment consultant

Our third most popular blog in 2018 focussed on helping those who are thinking about becoming an education recruitment consultant. Want to know more about it? Here are my top 5 tips on what it takes to be great at the job.

4 – Where can I teach in England with QTLS?

We often get asked about QTLS here at Axcis – that’s why we thought we’d provide some information on what it is, how you get it and where it allows you to teach. It’s proven to be a popular blog, coming in at 4th place in 2018.

5 – What’s it like to work in a PRU? Find out and apply for a PRU job with Axcis today

What is a pupil referral unit (PRU)? What is it like to work in one? How do you get a PRU job? And how do you know if it’s the right setting for you? Find out the answers to these questions and more here.

6 – Overcoming the barriers to inclusion

Top tips for Autism professionals – Overcoming the barriers to inclusion. What can be done to reduce the risk of exclusion for pupils on the autism spectrum? Find out here.

7 – 10 Tips for an Autism Friendly Classroom

Autism is prevalent in our mainstream as well as special schools. If you need advice for supporting those on the spectrum while at school then look no further – our top ten tips will get you well on your way.

8 – Overseas Police Checks – what you need to know to teach in England and Wales

Are you an overseas trained teacher looking to work in England, or a British teacher who has been abroad? Do you need to know what the requirements for overseas police checks are? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!

9 – New to autism? (Guest post)

Sue Goldman is an autism education specialist offering support, advice and teaching to autistic children, their families and educational settings (check out her website here). She has kindly written us this guest post which gives advice to those who are new to working with individuals on the autism spectrum.

10 – What support can my SEND child receive during exams?

Are pupils with SEND at a significant disadvantage come exam time? According to DfE stats, pupils with SEND still fall behind at all stages of their education, and to a dramatic degree. To illustrate, Department of Education stats recently revealed that only 23.4% of pupils with SEND achieved five or more GCSEs at A* to C or the equivalent, compared to 70.4% of pupils with no identified SEND. So, with that in mind, is your SEND child receiving the best possible support to achieve exam success? Read more here.


If you’d like to contribute a blog in 2019, why not get in touch today or find out more about submitting a guest post here.


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