Excited Children in Science Class

   We offer  

online video lectures & modules

Lecture presentations, activities & materials on The Foundations of Professionalism in Teaching - a three-module course comprising: 

  1. The Teacher & the Law;

  2. Teaching professionalism - its ethics and values and

  3. Can you teach British values? Yes, and here's how...

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The Full Course

  • 3 video lectures

  • Additional Course Materials - articles and activities

  • Self Assessment Exercise

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Bonus Course Materials for the three-module package


The Teacher & the Law

  • Video - The Teacher & the Law 

  • Additional Course Materials

  • Self-Assessment Exercise

  • Completion Certificate

Teaching professionalism - its ethics and values

  • Video - Teaching Professionalism - its ethics and values

  • Additional Course Materials

  • Self-Assessment Exercise

  • Completion Certificate

Can you teach British values? Yes, and here's how...

  • Video - Can you teach British values? Yes, and here's how...

  • Additional Course Materials

  • Self-Assessment Exercise

  • Completion Certificate


Blogs and discussion forums on professional issues - an award-winning social media network for new teachers.

video content

Video production and social media consultancy - specially tailored to the needs of schools, universities, colleges and initial teacher training (ITT) centres such as SCITTs;

   Our team

worked as a teacher, teacher-trainer and headteacher in London for over 20 years and then for over a decade with the UK's Department for Education and the General Teaching Council for England. He now writes and lectures extensively on ethics and professionalism in teaching and runs the award-winning social media network newteacherstalk.  Author of 'Working in Teaching'  (Crimson Books).

alan newland

Edan schiller 

is an experienced and highly skilled director, and award winning cinematographer and editor. He has over 10 years experience and extensive knowledge of the video and film production world. Edan has worked with large production companies as well as private clients. His production company - Clean Slate Productions - has worked with clients such as M&C Saatchi, aj+, Fashion TV, Great Big Story, Calvin Klein, GOSH Children's Hospital, Newham Council and a number of SCITT teacher-training centers, schools and more.

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You can order your copy here.


This book is a wonderful read. The perfect ‘new teacher’ gift.  

Katarina Pillai, Primary RQT, East London.


I was hooked from the start! A thoroughly engaging and thought provoking read - a pleasure to engage with. 

Amelia Shimells, Primary 5-11 BA QTS - York St John University


An excellent book that gives everyone food for thought - an essential and invaluable read to new and experienced teachers.  

Aimee Lascelles, PGDE - University of Dundee


It’s engaging, thought provoking and offers a genuine experience of teaching. Absolutely brilliant. 

Patricia Duncan, Secondary PGCE - University of Worcester


I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It gripped me from the onset and at times I had to drag myself away from reading it. 

Bryher Freight, NQT - Cornwall


This is a brilliant book. I think Alan’s words, thoughts and pearls of wisdom will stay with me - supporting me throughout my career.  

Hannah Mitchell, Year 2, BA QTS - Edgehill University