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Tes - 26 June 2020

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Solo baby approaches one-man band on a seafront promenade - independent learners
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How can schools nurture independent learners?

We all want students to be independent learners – but often, when stuck on a task, they’ll resort to Google rather than trying to work it out themselves. But Katharina Donn believes she has found a...

6 min read 26 Jun 2020
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How does teacher body language affect behaviour?

Do you stand like a sergeant major in front of your class? Do you keep your arms crossed? Teacher body language plays a big part in managing pupil behaviour, finds Carly Page – and the postures...

7 min read 26 Jun 2020
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How to tackle the gender gap in schools

We’ve had plenty of ‘solutions’ to narrow the performance divide between boys and girls – but nothing has worked, writes Alex Quigley. Focusing on reading could be the answer

3 min read 26 Jun 2020
Open pots of paint in various sizes and colours with brushes and colour palettes - college research project improvement
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The college research projects pushing for change

Lecturers at Bedford College are exploring how they can fill gaps in their offering with a pioneering scheme set to reverberate through the whole institution. Sam Jones describes how the practice...

7 min read 26 Jun 2020
Explorer with magnifying glass surrounded by butterflies - observations in class

Why we scrapped lesson observations

A change in longheld practices at Nicky Pear’s school saw monitored evaluations replaced with a more accurate, collaborative support system that shares and develops skills between teachers

6 min read 26 Jun 2020
Solo baby approaches one-man band on a seafront promenade - independent learners
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How can schools nurture independent learners?

We all want students to be independent learners – but often, when stuck on a task, they’ll resort to Google rather than trying to work it out themselves. But Katharina Donn believes she has found a...

6 min read 26 Jun 2020
Woman with hands on ground and one leg in the air teacher body language
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How does teacher body language affect behaviour?

Do you stand like a sergeant major in front of your class? Do you keep your arms crossed? Teacher body language plays a big part in managing pupil behaviour, finds Carly Page – and the postures...

7 min read 26 Jun 2020
Open pots of paint in various sizes and colours with brushes and colour palettes - college research project improvement
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The college research projects pushing for change

Lecturers at Bedford College are exploring how they can fill gaps in their offering with a pioneering scheme set to reverberate through the whole institution. Sam Jones describes how the practice...

7 min read 26 Jun 2020