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Teachers have had the toughest of years. We owe them

Teachers have had the toughest of years. We owe them

So many promises have been broken over the past 18 months. Next term, we must uphold our promise to support teachers – after all, we can’t rely on the government to do so, writes Jon Severs

4 min read 23 Jul 2021
10 questions with… YolanDa Brown

10 questions with… YolanDa Brown

The musician and TV presenter talks to Tes about her time in school, the teachers who had a big impact on her life and why music can be so powerful for young learners

6 min read 23 Jul 2021
How to minimise pupils' spelling anxiety
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How to minimise pupils' spelling anxiety

Many children worry about spelling and it’s an issue that some schools are unwittingly exacerbating by sending home lists of words for them to learn. So, what should teachers be doing instead to build...

7 min read 23 Jul 2021
Careers advice should champion the scenic route

Careers advice should champion the scenic route

We need to help students develop the resilience to navigate setbacks in their work aspirations and appreciate whatever job they find themselves doing when they grow up, says DeMarco Ryans

4 min read 23 Jul 2021
I used study strategies to boost my subject knowledge

I used study strategies to boost my subject knowledge

When history teacher Kate Jones became nervous about lessons on topics she was less than expert on, her confidence took a nose dive. So, she decided to brush up on her subject knowledge using the same...

6 min read 23 Jul 2021
Take the culture shock out of teacher coaching
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Take the culture shock out of teacher coaching

Asking colleagues to undertake one-to-one training with an ‘instructor’ to improve their teaching might meet with resistance at the outset. The key is to lay the groundwork by creating an environment...

6 min read 23 Jul 2021
FIFA contest for disabled students proves game-changing
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FIFA contest for disabled students proves game-changing

There are plenty of anecdotal reports about how transformational gaming can be for those with additional needs. But one specialist college is aiming to prove just how effective the activity is at...

7 min read 23 Jul 2021
How to minimise pupils' spelling anxiety
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How to minimise pupils' spelling anxiety

Many children worry about spelling and it’s an issue that some schools are unwittingly exacerbating by sending home lists of words for them to learn. So, what should teachers be doing instead to build...

7 min read 23 Jul 2021
Take the culture shock out of teacher coaching
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Take the culture shock out of teacher coaching

Asking colleagues to undertake one-to-one training with an ‘instructor’ to improve their teaching might meet with resistance at the outset. The key is to lay the groundwork by creating an environment...

6 min read 23 Jul 2021
FIFA contest for disabled students proves game-changing
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FIFA contest for disabled students proves game-changing

There are plenty of anecdotal reports about how transformational gaming can be for those with additional needs. But one specialist college is aiming to prove just how effective the activity is at...

7 min read 23 Jul 2021