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Tes - 19 June 2020

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How podcasts can help PSHE
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How podcasts can help PSHE

Pupils often disengage from PSHE despite the fact they want to learn the content, so what’s going wrong? Clare Erasmus pinpointed the issues and found that putting pupils in charge has transformed the...

9 min read 19 Jun 2020
How subject knowledge is power for CPD
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How subject knowledge is power for CPD

In lockdown, Laura May Rowlands found herself with time to reimagine her department’s CPD – and came to the conclusion that it must prioritise subject knowledge above all else. Now her staff are...

6 min read 19 Jun 2020
Is transfer of learning an impossible dream?

Is transfer of learning an impossible dream?

Teachers shouldn’t assume that knowledge and skills can easily be transferred between domains – but we can look at ways of linking different contexts, says Christian Bokhove

3 min read 19 Jun 2020
Want to boost student creativity? Take risks yourself

Want to boost student creativity? Take risks yourself

Despite what you may have read on the previous page, subject knowledge isn’t all there is to education, argues Daniel Trivedy – challenging yourself to harness students’ originality has the power to...

7 min read 19 Jun 2020
We mustn’t waste the opportunity Covid-19 has given us

We mustn’t waste the opportunity Covid-19 has given us

The virus and the subsequent mismanagement of the situation by the government have been tough on schools. But respect and goodwill towards the profession has never been higher – and we can’t let it be...

4 min read 19 Jun 2020
Why teachers shouldn't see eye contact as essential
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Why teachers shouldn’t see eye contact as essential

Teachers demand eye contact from pupils, believing it to be a sign they are paying attention. But is this really the case? There are many reasons why people avert their gaze, experts tell Simon Lock –...

7 min read 19 Jun 2020
How podcasts can help PSHE
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How podcasts can help PSHE

Pupils often disengage from PSHE despite the fact they want to learn the content, so what’s going wrong? Clare Erasmus pinpointed the issues and found that putting pupils in charge has transformed the...

9 min read 19 Jun 2020
How subject knowledge is power for CPD
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How subject knowledge is power for CPD

In lockdown, Laura May Rowlands found herself with time to reimagine her department’s CPD – and came to the conclusion that it must prioritise subject knowledge above all else. Now her staff are...

6 min read 19 Jun 2020
Why teachers shouldn't see eye contact as essential
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Why teachers shouldn’t see eye contact as essential

Teachers demand eye contact from pupils, believing it to be a sign they are paying attention. But is this really the case? There are many reasons why people avert their gaze, experts tell Simon Lock –...

7 min read 19 Jun 2020