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Tes FE - 11 June 2021

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My Best Teacher: Two Doors Down and The Day Today actor Doon Mackichan talks about her school days

10 questions with… Doon Mackichan

The actor recalls her education in Scotland and London, and how her ability to do impressions got her out of a tight spot with the school bullies

7 min read 11 Jun 2021
Teacher mental health: Are schools facing a burnout crisis?

Are schools on the brink of a burnout crisis?

The teaching profession was already ravaged by burnout due to excessive working and exhaustion – and then the pandemic arrived to fan the flames. Jessica Powell investigates the primary causes of...

16 min read 11 Jun 2021
How to teach about Charles Darwin and evolution in schools
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How to teach evolution in schools

When introducing students to the complex ideas of Charles Darwin, deciding on the best approach can be tricky. Recent research can point teachers in the right direction, although its conclusions may...

7 min read 11 Jun 2021
Disadvantaged students: Why teachers need to ditch the myths about pupil premium children in schools

The damaging myths about pupil premium students

When teachers make assumptions about pupil premium students being disengaged or lacking in parental support, we are the ones who are holding them back, writes Shabnam Ahmed

3 min read 11 Jun 2021
How teachers can use multiple-choice questions to boost student assessment in schools

How multiple-choice questions boost student assessment

Many in teaching view multiple-choice quizzes as little more than a starter activity but, when Elena Russell introduced this style of questioning across her English department to formally test...

6 min read 11 Jun 2021
NQT support: How schools can get the most out of the Early Career Framework system to support new teachers
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The Early Career Framework: 6 steps to success

The planned changes to the way that schools support newly qualified teachers will call for a ‘major cultural shift’, finds Helen Amass, who talks to experts about how to prepare for the incoming...

6 min read 11 Jun 2021
How to teach about Charles Darwin and evolution in schools
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How to teach evolution in schools

When introducing students to the complex ideas of Charles Darwin, deciding on the best approach can be tricky. Recent research can point teachers in the right direction, although its conclusions may...

7 min read 11 Jun 2021
NQT support: How schools can get the most out of the Early Career Framework system to support new teachers
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The Early Career Framework: 6 steps to success

The planned changes to the way that schools support newly qualified teachers will call for a ‘major cultural shift’, finds Helen Amass, who talks to experts about how to prepare for the incoming...

6 min read 11 Jun 2021