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Tes - 15 November 2019

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Climate change and sustainability: Why it should be at the heart of the curriculum in FE colleges

‘Schools should lead the way on climate change’

Schools should be at the vanguard in the battle against climate change – but they’re lagging behind, writes Callum Jacobs. A lack of government support on sustainability means that it is up to school...

10 min read 15 Nov 2019
Could classical music boost learning?

Could classical music boost learning and memory?

While research suggests that music may increase students’ enjoyment and make them more relaxed, these aren’t necessarily beneficial things in the classroom, writes Jared Cooney Horvath

5 min read 15 Nov 2019
How to put Oxbridge within your students' grasp

How to put Oxbridge within your students’ grasp

Cambridge undergraduate Molly Bolding says that, coming from a comprehensive, she secured a place at her dream university only through a lucky break. She explains how she developed practical criticism...

8 min read 15 Nov 2019
Do you want a culture of openness?
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Motivational interviewing: bringing empathy to school

A school whose staff and students know how to listen and speak to each other – showing empathy and understanding – is likely to be a happy place, Andy Williams says. He explains how the technique of...

5 min read 15 Nov 2019
How to beat teacher stress
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Tes focus on…How to beat teacher stress

The demands on teachers’ cognitive capacity are constantly increasing, leading to a risk of chronic stress, warns Mithu Storoni. But fear not – she tells Simon Creasey how staff can avoid burnout and...

8 min read 15 Nov 2019
The English course helping refugees build a new life

The English course that helps young refugees

With a growing number of teenage refugees arriving alone in the UK, staff at Glasgow Clyde College realised that existing Esol courses were inadequate. Lyn Ma explains how the college designed a 16...

7 min read 15 Nov 2019
Maybe zest is best
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True grit? Maybe teaching zest is best

Schools today talk about developing grit, but what about zest, its lesser-known cousin? Having energy and enthusiasm even in the face of difficulty is linked with happiness, both in the world of work...

8 min read 15 Nov 2019
Do you want a culture of openness?
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Motivational interviewing: bringing empathy to school

A school whose staff and students know how to listen and speak to each other – showing empathy and understanding – is likely to be a happy place, Andy Williams says. He explains how the technique of...

5 min read 15 Nov 2019
How to beat teacher stress
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Tes focus on…How to beat teacher stress

The demands on teachers’ cognitive capacity are constantly increasing, leading to a risk of chronic stress, warns Mithu Storoni. But fear not – she tells Simon Creasey how staff can avoid burnout and...

8 min read 15 Nov 2019
Maybe zest is best
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True grit? Maybe teaching zest is best

Schools today talk about developing grit, but what about zest, its lesser-known cousin? Having energy and enthusiasm even in the face of difficulty is linked with happiness, both in the world of work...

8 min read 15 Nov 2019