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Tes FE - 22 January 2021

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10 questions with...Lemn Sissay

10 questions with... Lemn Sissay

Poet, playwright and author Lemn Sissay MBE talks to Dan Worth about memorable moments from school and the importance of education

7 min read 22 Jan 2021
How to adapt SEND provision during Covid-19

How to adapt SEND provision during Covid-19

Far from being a compromise, the changes made at Charles Dickens Primary School have re-energised parents, children and staff alike, explain Will Cannock and Jemima Rhys-Evans

6 min read 22 Jan 2021
How to guard against being manipulated
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How to guard against being manipulated

Ever get the feeling you’re being manoeuvred into doing something against your will? Whether it’s a Machiavellian member of staff or a crafty student, teachers need to guard against those who might...

7 min read 22 Jan 2021
In schools, behaviour is a numbers game

In schools, behaviour is a numbers game

When the ratio of disruptive children in a class rises too high, the battle is lost, so the way forward is to divide and conquer, says Luke Marsden

3 min read 22 Jan 2021
Tips to make planning long-term strategy easier
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Tips to make planning long-term strategy easier

With evolving daily pressures to contend with, it’s easy to overlook the long-term vision. But focusing on operational duties without linking to the future risks post-pandemic stagnation, writes David...

5 min read 22 Jan 2021
What’s the best way to assess a four-year-old?
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What’s the best way to assess a four-year-old?

The way in which schools assess the early years foundation stage is set to change – and it’s sparked off a big debate in the sector about how to get the measure of young children’s abilities, finds...

21 min read 22 Jan 2021
Why giggling in class is so contagious
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Why giggling in class is so contagious

An outbreak of continuous laughter can derail a lesson, but does it also bring benefits that teachers may want to utilise, wonders Simon Creasey

6 min read 22 Jan 2021
How to guard against being manipulated
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How to guard against being manipulated

Ever get the feeling you’re being manoeuvred into doing something against your will? Whether it’s a Machiavellian member of staff or a crafty student, teachers need to guard against those who might...

7 min read 22 Jan 2021
Tips to make planning long-term strategy easier
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Tips to make planning long-term strategy easier

With evolving daily pressures to contend with, it’s easy to overlook the long-term vision. But focusing on operational duties without linking to the future risks post-pandemic stagnation, writes David...

5 min read 22 Jan 2021
What’s the best way to assess a four-year-old?
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What’s the best way to assess a four-year-old?

The way in which schools assess the early years foundation stage is set to change – and it’s sparked off a big debate in the sector about how to get the measure of young children’s abilities, finds...

21 min read 22 Jan 2021
Why giggling in class is so contagious
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Why giggling in class is so contagious

An outbreak of continuous laughter can derail a lesson, but does it also bring benefits that teachers may want to utilise, wonders Simon Creasey

6 min read 22 Jan 2021