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Tes - 13 November 2020

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Fighting the rise in eating disorders

Fighting the rise in eating disorders

The Covid-19 crisis has led to a huge rise in eating disorders – and, with sufferers commonly in their late teens, the FE sector has found itself on the front line of a ‘second pandemic’. Helen Amass...

11 min read 13 Nov 2020
How schools can get EAL right

How schools can get EAL right

English as an additional language is a tricky area as the label covers a massive range of abilities – and approaches vary from school to school, explains adviser Claire Connolly. The secret to...

7 min read 13 Nov 2020
How to avoid trouble when casting a nativity play
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How to avoid trouble when casting a nativity play

With nativity plays still going ahead in many schools, teachers won’t be lucky enough to avoid the annual casting minefield – and now research shows that the choices they make can have a lasting...

6 min read 13 Nov 2020
The impact of poverty on pupils’ brains
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The impact of poverty on pupils’ brains

Research is beginning to unpick the impact of poverty on the development of a child’s brain and although there are no clear answers yet, Irena Barker finds that there is plenty for teachers – and...

7 min read 13 Nov 2020
Why is school improvement like a doughnut?
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Why is school improvement like a doughnut?

Doughnuts are not only a great staffroom treat – they also provide an interesting model for striking the right balance between school improvement and a healthy work-life culture, writes Jo Clemmet

6 min read 13 Nov 2020
Why teachers need to help students help themselves

Why teachers need to help students help themselves

If students are going to ‘catch up’ on lost study time, it’s going to require lots of homework and independent learning, says Alex Quigley. All teachers can really do is show them the way

3 min read 13 Nov 2020
Works of genius: how books inspire our great thinkers

Works of genius: how books inspire our great thinkers

Given the restrictions currently placed on education, many teachers 
are turning to high-tech solutions. But, considering how books have sparked the world’s great minds, maybe educators should be...

9 min read 13 Nov 2020
How to avoid trouble when casting a nativity play
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How to avoid trouble when casting a nativity play

With nativity plays still going ahead in many schools, teachers won’t be lucky enough to avoid the annual casting minefield – and now research shows that the choices they make can have a lasting...

6 min read 13 Nov 2020
The impact of poverty on pupils’ brains
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The impact of poverty on pupils’ brains

Research is beginning to unpick the impact of poverty on the development of a child’s brain and although there are no clear answers yet, Irena Barker finds that there is plenty for teachers – and...

7 min read 13 Nov 2020
Why is school improvement like a doughnut?
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Why is school improvement like a doughnut?

Doughnuts are not only a great staffroom treat – they also provide an interesting model for striking the right balance between school improvement and a healthy work-life culture, writes Jo Clemmet

6 min read 13 Nov 2020