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Tes - 26 February 2021

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Schools reopening: The government needs to focus more on supporting teachers, says Jon Severs

Back to school – but it’s teachers pupils need most

There is a pernicious verbal tic that ministers are using when discussing our route out of lockdown – and we can’t let them get away with erasing teachers from the conversation, writes Jon Severs

4 min read 26 Feb 2021
How colleges can best support level 1 students
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Helping level 1 college learners to succeed

What is it about students at level 1 that demands extra attention? Kate Parker explores the issues and hears how colleges are helping to improve outcomes for young people at risk of becoming Neet

10 min read 26 Feb 2021
How teachers can make best use of analogies
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How analogies support learning

It’s said to be ‘what makes us so smart as a species’ and a key factor in children’s rapid pace of learning, so how do we best harness the analogy’s pedagogical power? John Morgan finds out

6 min read 26 Feb 2021
How teachers can teach creativity - and assess it - in schools

How one school teaches – and assesses – creativity

Can creativity be taught? Stephen Burley and Philip Seal believe it can – and have developed an evidence-based course that invites their students to generate ideas and solve real-world problems using...

6 min read 26 Feb 2021
Behaviour: Why it's sometimes OK for pupils to shout out in the classroom

It’s OK for pupils to shout out in class

Rather than prompting a free-for-all, dispensing with the hands-up approach can help to teach pupils the parameters of discussion etiquette, finds Deborah Jenkins

3 min read 26 Feb 2021
Why school leaders should involve students and the whole school community in drafting a vision statement
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Vision statements: how to write one for your school

Writing a vision statement for your school need not be a corporate box-ticking exercise, as long as you ensure that the process is meaningful and values the input of the whole community, writes Matt...

6 min read 26 Feb 2021
The impact of child poverty: We can't talk about giving disadvantaged pupils more 'cultural capital' without first tackling their lack of economic capital, says Danielle Jones

Why poorer pupils need more than cultural capital

Ofsted claims disadvantaged pupils need to experience more culture – but ‘cultural capital’ is linked to economic capital, says Danielle Jones. So, given the hunger and inequality exposed by Covid...

9 min read 26 Feb 2021
How colleges can best support level 1 students
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Helping level 1 college learners to succeed

What is it about students at level 1 that demands extra attention? Kate Parker explores the issues and hears how colleges are helping to improve outcomes for young people at risk of becoming Neet

10 min read 26 Feb 2021
How teachers can make best use of analogies
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How analogies support learning

It’s said to be ‘what makes us so smart as a species’ and a key factor in children’s rapid pace of learning, so how do we best harness the analogy’s pedagogical power? John Morgan finds out

6 min read 26 Feb 2021
Why school leaders should involve students and the whole school community in drafting a vision statement
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Vision statements: how to write one for your school

Writing a vision statement for your school need not be a corporate box-ticking exercise, as long as you ensure that the process is meaningful and values the input of the whole community, writes Matt...

6 min read 26 Feb 2021