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Tes - 02 October 2020

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How I improved in-school support for students who stammer

How I improved in-school support for pupils who stammer

One in 12 children will develop a stutter at some point and it is particularly prevalent among those in the EYFS. Yet speech and language therapist Kathryn Bond believes the interventionist approach...

6 min read 2 Oct 2020
How to ensure your multi-academy trust merger lives happily ever after
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How to ensure your MAT merger lives happily ever after

As mergers between multi-academy trusts become more commonplace, Mark Lacey, who has recently completed the process, says there are steps you can take to minimise the risks and keep everyone happy

5 min read 2 Oct 2020
Teaching about lies: the uncomfortable truth

Teaching about lies: the uncomfortable truth

Teachers often think they’re better than most people at spotting a liar in their midst, but is this a fallacy? Amy Forrester questions whether we should even be teaching pupils that untruths are...

8 min read 2 Oct 2020
The benefits of having plants in the classroom
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The benefits of having plants in the classroom

Studies have shown that introducing plants to your classroom can not only boost air quality and improve your mood but may also help learning to flourish, finds Simon Creasey

7 min read 2 Oct 2020
The importance of teacher-pupil trust
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The importance of teacher-pupil trust

What should you do if a pupil loses trust in you? Chris Parr finds that the building blocks of a trusting relationship are aspects in which teachers already score highly

8 min read 2 Oct 2020
The plan to win back adult learners

The plan to win back adult learners

The number of adult learners in colleges has been falling for a decade, but a new government scheme looks set to reverse that. Chris Parr explores the institutions that have already bucked the trend...

11 min read 2 Oct 2020
Why your social media profiles should stay private

Why your social media profiles should stay private

Bumping into a pupil while out shopping is a thing to dread – for everyone involved. But you’ll encounter a whole new level of squirm if they discover your personal social media profile, writes Gemma...

3 min read 2 Oct 2020
How to ensure your multi-academy trust merger lives happily ever after
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How to ensure your MAT merger lives happily ever after

As mergers between multi-academy trusts become more commonplace, Mark Lacey, who has recently completed the process, says there are steps you can take to minimise the risks and keep everyone happy

5 min read 2 Oct 2020
The benefits of having plants in the classroom
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The benefits of having plants in the classroom

Studies have shown that introducing plants to your classroom can not only boost air quality and improve your mood but may also help learning to flourish, finds Simon Creasey

7 min read 2 Oct 2020
The importance of teacher-pupil trust
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The importance of teacher-pupil trust

What should you do if a pupil loses trust in you? Chris Parr finds that the building blocks of a trusting relationship are aspects in which teachers already score highly

8 min read 2 Oct 2020