Tes issue 30 July 2021

Tes - 30 July 2021

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Sally-Anne Huang, St Paul's

10 questions with… HMC’s Sally-Anne Huang

The high master of St Paul’s School and chair of HMC tells Tes about her favourite teacher, why she pursued a career in education and why she values staff who question and challenge

8 min read 30 Jul 2021
David Parkins technical education civilisation arts and humanities

Why too much focus on technical education is a threat

The UK government’s appeal for universities to focus on technical education to tackle ‘gaps in our labour market’ undermines the power of the arts and humanities to give students a deeper...

10 min read 30 Jul 2021
Financial education: How to introduce a classroom economy in lesson time in schools
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Introducing financial education in schools

Studies show that school-age children are keen to understand more about money and its real-world applications, yet despite its introduction to the national curriculum in 2014, how and when financial...

7 min read 30 Jul 2021
Reintegrating excluded pupils

How I...get parents to help reintegrate excluded pupils

Returning to the classroom after a period of enforced absence can be tough on students and their families, so Brenda McHugh established parent support groups to boost communication between home and...

6 min read 30 Jul 2021
Teacher mentors development CPD
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How to make the most of school mentors

Schools dedicate hundreds of teacher hours to supporting trainees and NQTs but, until now, ensuring mentors have the skills they need to carry out their role effectively has been low on the list of...

6 min read 30 Jul 2021
Functional skills speaking and listening tips
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Ways to support your functional skills English students

The presentation and discussion elements of the functional skills English assessments – which prepare learners for work and further study – are more complex than many realise. Grainne Hallahan asks...

8 min read 30 Jul 2021
Financial education: How to introduce a classroom economy in lesson time in schools
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Introducing financial education in schools

Studies show that school-age children are keen to understand more about money and its real-world applications, yet despite its introduction to the national curriculum in 2014, how and when financial...

7 min read 30 Jul 2021
Teacher mentors development CPD
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How to make the most of school mentors

Schools dedicate hundreds of teacher hours to supporting trainees and NQTs but, until now, ensuring mentors have the skills they need to carry out their role effectively has been low on the list of...

6 min read 30 Jul 2021
Functional skills speaking and listening tips
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Ways to support your functional skills English students

The presentation and discussion elements of the functional skills English assessments – which prepare learners for work and further study – are more complex than many realise. Grainne Hallahan asks...

8 min read 30 Jul 2021