Tes issue 10 July 2020

Tes - 10 July 2020

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Man in a drawing of a rocket surrounded by stars, planets and aliens – deprived students college partnerships scholarships
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Giving students a leg up with college partnerships

For disadvantaged learners, the financial barriers to university can be overwhelming – but scholarships offer a solution. David Pearson says a partnership between his sixth-form college group and a...

7 min read 10 Jul 2020
A family with children on a raft in choppy seas – teacher training parents survival guide
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My survival guide for trainee teachers with children

Teacher training is daunting for anyone – particularly those who have to juggle it with childcare. But parents starting their teaching journey this September, take heart – mum-of-three Rebecca...

5 min read 10 Jul 2020
Child measuring seedlings with a ruler – emotional wellbeing support teachers pupils

Pupil mental health: four ways to support wellbeing

How can teachers help children to look after their own wellbeing? Michael Eggleton says his primary school adopted the RULER approach to social and emotional learning – and everyone has benefited from...

8 min read 10 Jul 2020
Woman displaying a range of emotions – handle emotional conversations

Tips for leaders on handling emotional conversations

With teachers and pupils returning to school after the ordeal of the past few months, leaders can expect emotions to be running high. So, what’s the best way for them to approach highly charged...

6 min read 10 Jul 2020
Two women wearing similar horse-shaped hats – teacher mimicry habits
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Why do we pick up other teachers’ habits?

Why do teachers often have the same hand gestures and body language as their mentors? Subconscious mimicry is only natural in a school environment, experts tell Chris Parr – but, if you’re not careful...

7 min read 10 Jul 2020
Three pies topped with a mathematical pi symbol in pastry – maths word questions

Why maths becoming wordy is a problem

With maths questions becoming increasingly word heavy, pupils are no longer being tested purely on mathematical skills. Is that really what we want for the subject, asks Christian Bokhove

4 min read 10 Jul 2020
Man in a drawing of a rocket surrounded by stars, planets and aliens – deprived students college partnerships scholarships
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Giving students a leg up with college partnerships

For disadvantaged learners, the financial barriers to university can be overwhelming – but scholarships offer a solution. David Pearson says a partnership between his sixth-form college group and a...

7 min read 10 Jul 2020
A family with children on a raft in choppy seas – teacher training parents survival guide
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My survival guide for trainee teachers with children

Teacher training is daunting for anyone – particularly those who have to juggle it with childcare. But parents starting their teaching journey this September, take heart – mum-of-three Rebecca...

5 min read 10 Jul 2020
Two women wearing similar horse-shaped hats – teacher mimicry habits
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Why do we pick up other teachers’ habits?

Why do teachers often have the same hand gestures and body language as their mentors? Subconscious mimicry is only natural in a school environment, experts tell Chris Parr – but, if you’re not careful...

7 min read 10 Jul 2020