Tes issue 7 August 2020

Tes - 07 August 2020

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A girl with her hand up to the camera – coronavirus exam results cohort break

Covid has been cruel to the class of 2020

From estimated results and online farewells to the prospect of an uncertain future, the coronavirus crisis has been particularly unfair to this year’s school-leavers

4 min read 7 Aug 2020
Trojan horse in the sunset surrounded by Greek soldiers – Aristotle NQT manage behaviour

How Aristotle can help trainees to manage behaviour

What can we do to equip trainees to handle the most challenging aspect of the job – behaviour? It is crucial they create the right classroom environment – and Aristotelian rhetoric enables the teacher...

6 min read 7 Aug 2020
A child's hand painted with a smiley face – special school student wellbeing SEND
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How to build a culture of wellbeing at a special school

Government guidance on promoting pupils’ mental health isn’t always suitable for special schools, writes Nikki Rutter. She outlines how her primary used research to put wellbeing at its heart –...

6 min read 7 Aug 2020
Primary children in an assembly – coronavirus teacher year

Schools and coronavirus: the primary school experience

The past academic year brought huge, unexpected upheaval. In the second instalment of a four-part series in which we ask teachers and leaders to review 2019-20, primary teacher Hanna Miller tells us...

5 min read 7 Aug 2020
A man lying on a shelf of books – reading relaxation teachers
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Teacher wellbeing: Is reading the best way to relax?

How do you unwind after a manic day in school? You might listen to music or go for a walk – but research shows that reading a book is the most effective way to relieve stress. Picking up a good book...

8 min read 7 Aug 2020
A person in front of a display of "pick and build" parts - college students
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What do students want from their college?

Eight years ago, the principal of Portsmouth College asked learners what they would like to change about his institution. Their responses were the platform for a transformation that has resulted in...

7 min read 7 Aug 2020
A snail shedding its old shell for a modern one – school management information systems (MIS)

Why switching your MIS isn’t mission impossible

Many schools are struggling with outdated management information systems that don’t work well for them, says David Moran – but upgrading your MIS shouldn’t be difficult and the benefits can be huge...

6 min read 7 Aug 2020
A child's hand painted with a smiley face – special school student wellbeing SEND
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How to build a culture of wellbeing at a special school

Government guidance on promoting pupils’ mental health isn’t always suitable for special schools, writes Nikki Rutter. She outlines how her primary used research to put wellbeing at its heart –...

6 min read 7 Aug 2020
A man lying on a shelf of books – reading relaxation teachers
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Teacher wellbeing: Is reading the best way to relax?

How do you unwind after a manic day in school? You might listen to music or go for a walk – but research shows that reading a book is the most effective way to relieve stress. Picking up a good book...

8 min read 7 Aug 2020
A person in front of a display of "pick and build" parts - college students
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What do students want from their college?

Eight years ago, the principal of Portsmouth College asked learners what they would like to change about his institution. Their responses were the platform for a transformation that has resulted in...

7 min read 7 Aug 2020