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Tes Scotland - 16 July 2021

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10 questions with… Oliver Mundell

10 questions with… Oliver Mundell

The Conservative MSP for Dumfriesshire tells Tes about the teachers he remembers who made a difference in his life, and opens up about how his time at school was affected by dyslexia and dyspraxia

9 min read 16 Jul 2021
Do fairytales have a place in the classroom?
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Do fairytales have a place in the classroom?

Many fairy stories reinforce gender stereotypes, cover disturbing themes and have horrific endings. However, research shows that, when approached in a thoughtful way, introducing them in the classroom...

7 min read 16 Jul 2021
Word choice can make hard work seem less daunting

Word choice can make hard work seem less daunting

When Charlotte Noon experimented with language by challenging students whenever they used the word ‘difficult’ to describe new work, the results almost made her fall off her chair

3 min read 16 Jul 2021
Reading: what makes a healthy approach?

Reading: what makes a healthy approach?

A new study has taken the smorgasbord of reading research and converted it into bitesize chunks, making the topic easier for time-poor teachers to digest, says Alex Quigley

3 min read 16 Jul 2021
How to handle staff conflicts in schools
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How to handle staff conflicts in schools

A harmonious staffroom may be every school leader’s dream but it’s rarely the reality, so the ability to manage personality clashes or disagreement about roles is crucial. Grainne Hallahan finds out...

6 min read 16 Jul 2021
Erasmus+ vs the Turing scheme: the key differences
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Erasmus+ vs the Turing scheme: the key differences

One of the knock-on effects of Brexit was that FE colleges were obliged to part ways with the EU’s very successful Erasmus+ student exchange programme. Its domestic replacement, the Turing scheme, is...

7 min read 16 Jul 2021
Do fairytales have a place in the classroom?
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Do fairytales have a place in the classroom?

Many fairy stories reinforce gender stereotypes, cover disturbing themes and have horrific endings. However, research shows that, when approached in a thoughtful way, introducing them in the classroom...

7 min read 16 Jul 2021
How to handle staff conflicts in schools
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How to handle staff conflicts in schools

A harmonious staffroom may be every school leader’s dream but it’s rarely the reality, so the ability to manage personality clashes or disagreement about roles is crucial. Grainne Hallahan finds out...

6 min read 16 Jul 2021
Erasmus+ vs the Turing scheme: the key differences
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Erasmus+ vs the Turing scheme: the key differences

One of the knock-on effects of Brexit was that FE colleges were obliged to part ways with the EU’s very successful Erasmus+ student exchange programme. Its domestic replacement, the Turing scheme, is...

7 min read 16 Jul 2021