Tes FE issue 4 October 2019

Tes FE - 04 October 2019

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Tackling animal cruelty
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Tackling animal cruelty among children

Teachers often keep quiet if they become aware of a student hurting a pet for fear that reporting it will result in that young person being labelled as violent. But the reasons for this behaviour are...

Tes FE awards 2020: is this your year to shine?

Tes FE Awards 2020: is this your year to shine?

The prestigious awards that turn the spotlight on achievements in the FE sector are once again open for entries. And now, with two new categories to apply for, there are even more opportunities to...

Tes focus on... oracy
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Tes focus on... Oracy

Research shows that teaching children how to talk effectively can have a profound effect on learning outcomes, yet many schools aren’t giving oracy skills the attention they deserve, finds Dan Worth

The science behind meetings
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The art to a good meeting? It’s science

It’s easy to get bogged down in endless staff gatherings that serve little purpose, but there are proven ways to make them more efficient and worthwhile – and teachers already have all the skills to...

The case for homeschooling

The case for homeschooling

Parents who decide to educate their children at home often face a barrage of criticism but, for Gill Kilner, school simply wasn’t meeting her sons’ needs

'Sorry' seems to be the hardest word
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Why saying sorry is a classroom mea culpa

Demanding an immediate apology from a student who has stepped out of line isn’t always the best approach to resolving classroom conflicts and, in some cases, could in fact be detrimental to future...

Textbooks still have a place in the classroom

Why textbooks still have a place in the classroom

In these days of digital plenty, textbooks are regarded as antiquated and expensive. But research suggests pupils’ comprehension may be better with the written word, and modern tomes have a great deal...

Tackling animal cruelty
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Tackling animal cruelty among children

Teachers often keep quiet if they become aware of a student hurting a pet for fear that reporting it will result in that young person being labelled as violent. But the reasons for this behaviour are...

Tes focus on... oracy
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Tes focus on... Oracy

Research shows that teaching children how to talk effectively can have a profound effect on learning outcomes, yet many schools aren’t giving oracy skills the attention they deserve, finds Dan Worth

The science behind meetings
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The art to a good meeting? It’s science

It’s easy to get bogged down in endless staff gatherings that serve little purpose, but there are proven ways to make them more efficient and worthwhile – and teachers already have all the skills to...

'Sorry' seems to be the hardest word
Audiobook

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Articles with this icon can be read to you

Why saying sorry is a classroom mea culpa

Demanding an immediate apology from a student who has stepped out of line isn’t always the best approach to resolving classroom conflicts and, in some cases, could in fact be detrimental to future...