Tes Scotland issue 10 May 2019

Tes Scotland - 10 May 2019

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The future is now, but are our students prepared?

Can we really prepare children for future jobs?

Modern pedagogical debates often posit that the curriculum must prepare children for the unknown jobs of the future. It’s a shame, then, that our educational system-building is doing its utmost to crush a pioneering spirit of discovery, writes Melvyn Roffe

Could martial arts help children learn?
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Could mixed martial arts help children to learn?

There is plenty of evidence that martial arts training provides children with educational benefits, including improved attention and alertness. So should we be rolling out the training mats in classrooms? Simon Creasey investigates

Exam stress and girls
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How to help girls overcome exam anxiety

Girls are more likely than boys to be gripped by anxiety about tests, so how can you help them to take the plunge and perform at their best? Professor David Putwain shares his findings with Christina Quaine

The technique that'll transform your school
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How ‘tracking the speaker’ transformed our school

When one secondary realised that pupils’ lack of focus was leading to wasted time in lessons, it introduced a straightforward technique that has worked wonders for behaviour and engagement. Ian Taylor explains all

How schools can support transgender children
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Supporting transgender students: what you need to know

How can you ensure young people can express their gender identity in school without experiencing discrimination or being made to feel uncomfortable? And how do these concerns intersect with legal and safeguarding requirements? Teacher Debbie Hayton explains all in this guide

Could martial arts help children learn?
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Could mixed martial arts help children to learn?

There is plenty of evidence that martial arts training provides children with educational benefits, including improved attention and alertness. So should we be rolling out the training mats in classrooms? Simon Creasey investigates

Exam stress and girls
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How to help girls overcome exam anxiety

Girls are more likely than boys to be gripped by anxiety about tests, so how can you help them to take the plunge and perform at their best? Professor David Putwain shares his findings with Christina Quaine

The technique that'll transform your school
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How ‘tracking the speaker’ transformed our school

When one secondary realised that pupils’ lack of focus was leading to wasted time in lessons, it introduced a straightforward technique that has worked wonders for behaviour and engagement. Ian Taylor explains all

How schools can support transgender children
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Supporting transgender students: what you need to know

How can you ensure young people can express their gender identity in school without experiencing discrimination or being made to feel uncomfortable? And how do these concerns intersect with legal and safeguarding requirements? Teacher Debbie Hayton explains all in this guide