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‘I don’t trust them – they’re kids’

As the founder of ‘Britain’s strictest school’, Katharine Birbalsingh is perhaps the most controversial head in the country. Michaela Community School has been widely condemned in the press and online...

27 min read 20 Jul 2018
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Behaviour management is a dance that requires trickery

Ah, the behaviour management dance. A dance where one person knows the steps, and tricks their partner into making the right moves. You can’t force them to dance in the way you’d like and you can’t...

3 min read 20 Jul 2018
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How to spot vulnerability in our most vulnerable

All teachers should know the basics of safeguarding the children in their care, but issues among pupils with SEND are harder to identify. Tom Procter-Legg suggests six ways to ensure you don’t miss...

5 min read 20 Jul 2018
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Playing to pupils’ strengths in the early years

The great debate between direct instruction and learning through play is a false dichotomy, argues Nicky Clements. Here, she offers tips on finding cohesion between the two rival schools of thought

5 min read 20 Jul 2018
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Teachers want to be scientists, too

Science teachers often feel like they’re cut off from the science community, but it doesn’t have to be this way. By participating in research with their pupils they fuel their own passion and inspire...

7 min read 20 Jul 2018
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Tes talks to… Kate Cain

The psychology professor believes the importance of reading and listening comprehension cannot be overestimated. She talks to Zofia Niemtus about the cognitive skills required and suggests ways that...

8 min read 20 Jul 2018
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Why Sendcos can make brilliant headteachers

The role is often overlooked as a route to headship, says Keziah Featherstone, but for leaders who are values-driven and hardworking, look no further

5 min read 20 Jul 2018

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