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Get expert advice online

We've got a whole host of experts ready to answer your questions in the TES forums. Check out the list below to decide who you'd like to answer your questions.

The experts log onto the forums regularly, so you shouldn't have to wait long for a reply. It's like having your own personal mentor online.

Careers advice

Professor John Howson is our resident career expert. With over 40 years in education, including spells as a teacher, government adviser and business owner, John is the ideal person to answer your career questions.

Career clinic

Jobseeking tips and techniques

With nearly 40 years of teaching under her belt and nearly 20 years in senior management, TheoGriff draws on a wealth of experience to answer your questions about all aspects of job seeking.

Jobseekers

The independent sector

TheoGriff spent many years as the head of a large HMC independent school. Now retired, Theo is the perfect person to answer your questions on any aspect of teaching in the independent sector.

Independent schools

Thinking about teaching?

A team from the Teaching Agency will answer all your questions about going into teaching - whether you're just out of university or switching careers.

Thinking of teaching?

Behaviour advice

Tom Bennett is our behaviour expert. He's a teacher at Raines Foundation, an inner city state school in Tower Hamlets. Tom is head of the RS department and Humanities faculty. He's written on behaviour for The TES.

Behaviour

NQT and trainee teachers

'Sagacious' has been involved in teacher training since 1997 and he will answer questions from NQTs and student teachers. He is a former science teacher, HoD and assistant headteacher, with over 12 years teaching experience.

Student teachers

Newly Qualified Teachers