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Get ready for FE’s night in the spotlight

We reveal the stars of further education who have been shortlisted for the prestigious Tes FE Awards 2019 – and welcome the AoC Beacon Awards to share the stage. Julia Belgutay reports

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How exercise supports schools’ core purpose

Studies suggest weak core strength can affect academic ability, handwriting and confidence – and lifestyle changes mean the problem is becoming more prevalent. But from ballet sessions to outdoor play...

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No dosh and no Damian: this year’s AoC conference

If you caught a train to sunny (ha, yeah right) Birmingham at the beginning of the week, it’s likely your fellow passengers were all big advocates of #LoveFE. That’s right, it was the second biggest...

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No end point in sight

Introducing a system of end-point assessments for apprenticeships has created a multimillion-pound market, but delays and discrepancies are leaving students in limbo, unable to prove what they have...

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One rule for some…

The contrasting outcomes of recent misconduct cases have raised questions over whether there is a consistent approach to dealing with allegations made against teachers. If you have been found guilty...

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Schools hold up a mirror to society

Throughout history, places of education have reflected the communities they served – whether austere, industrial or data-obsessed. Kester Brewin argues it’s time to shatter these constraints and build...

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Should we be less Smart on targets?

Research has shown that the practice of setting performance targets for staff that are ‘specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-based’ can be detrimental in some professions. Is teaching...

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Showing gang members a way out of the darkness

Inspired by a Catholic priest from Los Angeles, Australian deputy principal Joanne Alford hopes to re-engage troubled young people and develop their skills by setting up community projects

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Tes focus on…Emotional regulation

Research fellow Louise Gilbert tells Christina Quaine why she believes teachers have a vital role in helping students to manage their feelings – and how emotion coaching can support better classroom...

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What it’s like to teach in…Philippines

It’s been almost two years since I was appointed chairperson of the religious and values education department and head edtech coach of Xavier School in San Juan City, Philippines. Before, I taught 6th...

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