Finding the perfect fit. Finding IQBar

A few years ago, I was working as a duty manager at a rather prominent hotel in South Africa. This hotel although geographically situated in the lush winelands of South Africa, was out of this world! Its clientele was predominately foreign guests. They would arrive in all sorts of stylish manners, from sleek helicopters to even […]

Community & Support at IQBar

Community & Support at IQBar

Working from home can be incredibly lonely. It can be easy to let days pass by without having to leave the house, or sometimes even without speaking to another person. Being self-employed means there isn’t a busy team of people around you like there would be in an office that you can chat to throughout […]

Questioning our Questioning

Questioning our Questioning

As teachers we ask a lot of questions, in fact current research suggests that we ask over 400 a day!  Think about your last teaching session, how many questions did you ask?  Most of the time we instinctively start a session with a question, along the lines of “how are you today?”.  Often as we […]

What is phonics?

What is phonics?

What is phonics? A few weeks ago, our teaching quality manager Daniel ran a seminar about phonics and the importance of students understanding phonics for reading comprehension and spelling. It proved so useful with so many teachers taking the content and turning it into session materials we thought we’d write a quick summary of phonics […]

The Travelling Teacher: Russia

The Travelling Teacher: Russia

‘Introducing yourself’ Introducing yourself. This is something any employee at IQBar frequently says!  Firstly, hi and a big welcome to all IQBar buddies and those interested in learning more about us!  So, who am ? Name: My name is Trudie. Age: I’m currently 27. Height: Stands at a whooping 5ft 2. Special qualities: I’m in ‘Team Ginge’ and it’s […]

IQBar goes to the BETT Show

IQBar goes to the BETT Show

Find out what our General Manager Sarah got up to at this month’s BETT show! Our lovely general manager Sarah has only just recovered after attending the annual BETT (British Education Training and Technology) show this month! The BETT show is an important event in the industry as a means of showcasing and discussing the […]