Tes issue 4 December 2020

Tes - 04 December 2020

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Why bribery is not a behaviour management tool

Bribery is not a behaviour management tool

The promise of gifts for compliance might give behaviour management a short-term boost, but, as Nikki Cunningham-Smith has found, it’s not a lasting solution

3 min read 4 Dec 2020
How FE is giving homeless learners a second chance

How FE is giving homeless learners a second chance

Colleges and charities are joining forces to provide bespoke courses for people on the streets, enabling them to gain the skills and qualifications they need to get their lives back on track. Kate...

9 min read 4 Dec 2020
How I transformed pupil behaviour in my school

How I transformed pupil behaviour in my school

Too often behaviour management strategies focus on quick fixes, rather than long-term solutions, warns primary teacher Jen Foster, who has developed a new approach that identifies the causes of...

8 min read 4 Dec 2020
The reign of the hero headteacher is over

The reign of the hero headteacher is over

As a leader, it’s easy to let power go to your head. But resist the temptation to swoop in and save the day, and both you and your staff will reap the rewards

4 min read 4 Dec 2020
Why being a ‘hero’ leader is bad for your teachers
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Why being a ‘hero’ leader is bad for your teachers

The ‘I’ll just do it’ leadership approach isn’t sustainable, insists Adam Riches, who says struggling staff need to develop the confidence to solve problems themselves

5 min read 4 Dec 2020
Why difficulty is desirable in the classroom
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Why difficulty is desirable in the classroom

The concept of desirable difficulties states that if something is harder to learn, it is more likely to stick in the memory. Many teachers are already aware of this approach, but how can you actually...

7 min read 4 Dec 2020
Why schools need to flush out rotten toilets
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Why schools need to flush out rotten toilets

Dilapidated toilets with broken locks and peeling lino aren’t just unpleasant – they impact on pupils’ health, learning and respect for their school, researchers tell Gemma Corby. The good news is...

7 min read 4 Dec 2020
Why being a ‘hero’ leader is bad for your teachers
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Why being a ‘hero’ leader is bad for your teachers

The ‘I’ll just do it’ leadership approach isn’t sustainable, insists Adam Riches, who says struggling staff need to develop the confidence to solve problems themselves

5 min read 4 Dec 2020
Why difficulty is desirable in the classroom
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Why difficulty is desirable in the classroom

The concept of desirable difficulties states that if something is harder to learn, it is more likely to stick in the memory. Many teachers are already aware of this approach, but how can you actually...

7 min read 4 Dec 2020
Why schools need to flush out rotten toilets
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Why schools need to flush out rotten toilets

Dilapidated toilets with broken locks and peeling lino aren’t just unpleasant – they impact on pupils’ health, learning and respect for their school, researchers tell Gemma Corby. The good news is...

7 min read 4 Dec 2020