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Tes - 26 March 2021

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My Best Teacher: Poet Kate Clanchy talks about her school days

10 questions with…Kate Clanchy

The novelist, poet, playwright and teacher talks to Tes about her time in school, the teachers who made an impression on her and a French exchange trip that is tattoed on her memory

6 min read 26 Mar 2021
Online learning: How catering colleges made a success of remote learning during the Covid lockdown
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Colleges' recipe for success with remote learning

Lockdown dealt a crushing blow to catering colleges that rely heavily on practical lessons to develop the next generation of chefs. But staff were quick to adapt their teaching online, demonstrating...

8 min read 26 Mar 2021
How teachers can introduce a whole-school approach to teaching vocabulary in secondary schools

How I helped close the vocabulary gap in my school

Getting specialists in subjects other than English to work on boosting students’ literacy can be an uphill struggle, yet Sarah Eggleton managed to introduce a whole-school approach to vocab learning...

6 min read 26 Mar 2021
Whistleblowers in schools: How easy is it for teachers and school staff to raise the alarm?
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Is it safe to be a whistleblower in schools?

Whistleblowers do the vital job of keeping any sector on the straight and narrow. But when it comes to schools, just how hard is it to sound the alarm if a colleague has broken the law or put someone...

15 min read 26 Mar 2021
Do single-sex schools have a future?

Is there still a place for single-sex schools?

For some, single-sex schools are centres of excellence. For others, they entrench sexual stereotypes and gender inequality. Sifting through centuries of debate, girls’ school deputy head David James...

10 min read 26 Mar 2021
Covid: Uncertainty can spark a fight or flight response that can hinder learning in schools, says research
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Tes focus on...Uncertainty in schools

Unsettling feelings can trigger a fight-or-flight stress response that can impact on teaching and learning, researchers warn. Irena Barker ponders what schools can do to make pupils and staff feel...

13 min read 26 Mar 2021
Tes Independent School Awards 2021: The shortlist revealed

Tes Independent School Awards 2021: the shortlist

It’s time to reveal the schools and projects that have been shortlisted for each category in the Tes Independent School Awards 2021, the most hotly anticipated event in the education calendar...

3 min read 26 Mar 2021
In search of the holy grail: Why university-style lectures don't work for a teacher at A level

Why university-style lectures don't work for A level

A-level classes are the dream for many teachers but a sudden switch from activity-based GCSE learning to university-style lectures can make the subject a struggle for you and your students, says...

3 min read 26 Mar 2021
The importance of developing a strong school culture

Why your school should join the culture club

It can be difficult to put a finger on why some schools flourish, even in the face of adversity. For Alex Quigley, the answer lies in a collection of shared behaviours, policies and values

3 min read 26 Mar 2021
Online learning: How catering colleges made a success of remote learning during the Covid lockdown
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Colleges' recipe for success with remote learning

Lockdown dealt a crushing blow to catering colleges that rely heavily on practical lessons to develop the next generation of chefs. But staff were quick to adapt their teaching online, demonstrating...

8 min read 26 Mar 2021
Whistleblowers in schools: How easy is it for teachers and school staff to raise the alarm?
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Is it safe to be a whistleblower in schools?

Whistleblowers do the vital job of keeping any sector on the straight and narrow. But when it comes to schools, just how hard is it to sound the alarm if a colleague has broken the law or put someone...

15 min read 26 Mar 2021
Covid: Uncertainty can spark a fight or flight response that can hinder learning in schools, says research
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Tes focus on...Uncertainty in schools

Unsettling feelings can trigger a fight-or-flight stress response that can impact on teaching and learning, researchers warn. Irena Barker ponders what schools can do to make pupils and staff feel...

13 min read 26 Mar 2021