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Tes - 24 August 2018

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A day in the life of…Daniel Wichmann

Lots of planning time, no marking and lessons that involve making pancakes and pretend auctions. It’s all in a day’s work for this English teacher in South Korea

4 min read 24 Aug 2018
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Apprenticeships: let’s cut out all of the confusion

Tying apprenticeships to academic levels complicates matters, write Euan Blair and Sophie Adelman. Here, they set out their vision to make apprenticeships easier to understand and more employer...

5 min read 24 Aug 2018
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I’m no wizard when I’ve got my sorting hat on

The enrolment of thousands of new learners inevitably brings high levels of confusion, writes Tom Starkey – it’s not unusual for beauty students to be directed to a butchery class

3 min read 24 Aug 2018
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Ms Brown by Charlotte Edwards

The former England cricket captain is still bowled over when she thinks about the incredible role that her PE teacher played in her sporting career

4 min read 24 Aug 2018
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Tes talks to… Peter Tymms

Assessment should be about getting better information for pupils, teachers and parents, not holding schools to account, the academic tells Kate Townshend, but change may be a long way off

6 min read 24 Aug 2018
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The best education debate in the world

England might not be at the top of the global rankings just yet, but it is having the most important conversation in international education, writes Matt Hood. While the debate elsewhere is led by...

7 min read 24 Aug 2018
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Transition 101: are you getting it right?

Schools all know transition is a tricky area, but how many are getting the basics right? Kat Arney looked at the research and spoke to several schools to find out what really works

15 min read 24 Aug 2018
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Victims of slavery throw off the shackles of their past

For victims of modern slavery, the scars of mental and physical suffering run deep. Rehabilitation and reintegration into society can be a long process, but one college in Barnsley is now helping to...

7 min read 24 Aug 2018

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