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Tes - 29 January 2021

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EYFS: 10 questions with early years champion Julian Grenier

10 questions with… Julian Grenier

Nursery school head Julian Grenier, a vocal champion of play-based early years education, takes the hotseat for Tes' 10 questions

10 min read 29 Jan 2021
How colleges can help to prevent students from becoming addicted to gambling
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How to educate students about the dangers of gambling

The proliferation of online betting sites, and blurred lines between gaming and gambling, mean more young people are chancing their arm in the hope of earning extra cash – with some risking all for...

11 min read 29 Jan 2021
How schools can foster drugs and alcohol safety

How to foster drug and alcohol safety in schools

New rules will make it compulsory for all schools to teach drug and alcohol awareness by the start of the summer term. Bethan Miller, of the PSHE Association, explains how she has been helping...

6 min read 29 Jan 2021
How phonics teaching can help children with spelling
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Phonics and spelling: what does the evidence say?

While most accept that phonics is the best way to teach children how to read, not everyone agrees that it has a positive impact on spelling. But this may be selling the approach short, finds Chris...

6 min read 29 Jan 2021
Awkward conversations: How can school leaders give honest, helpful feedback to staff?
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Radical Candor: 5 tips for awkward conversations

While it is tempting to sidestep an awkward conversation with a member of your team and hope that the problem resolves itself, it’s usually better to tackle it head on. Rachel Ball offers a blueprint...

6 min read 29 Jan 2021
Title fight: Should schools still ask pupils to call teachers 'Miss' and 'Sir'?

Why I don’t mind being called ‘Miss’ at school

To some, the requirement for students to address their teachers as ‘Sir’ or ‘Miss’ is an anachronism that fosters ‘them and us’ thinking and should be abolished – but, for Megan Mansworth, it may be a...

8 min read 29 Jan 2021
How colleges can help to prevent students from becoming addicted to gambling
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How to educate students about the dangers of gambling

The proliferation of online betting sites, and blurred lines between gaming and gambling, mean more young people are chancing their arm in the hope of earning extra cash – with some risking all for...

11 min read 29 Jan 2021
How phonics teaching can help children with spelling
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Phonics and spelling: what does the evidence say?

While most accept that phonics is the best way to teach children how to read, not everyone agrees that it has a positive impact on spelling. But this may be selling the approach short, finds Chris...

6 min read 29 Jan 2021
Awkward conversations: How can school leaders give honest, helpful feedback to staff?
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Radical Candor: 5 tips for awkward conversations

While it is tempting to sidestep an awkward conversation with a member of your team and hope that the problem resolves itself, it’s usually better to tackle it head on. Rachel Ball offers a blueprint...

6 min read 29 Jan 2021