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Tes Scotland - 17 September 2021

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My Best Teacher: Empireland author Sathnam Sanghera talks about his school days

10 questions with…Sathnam Sanghera

Prize-winning author and journalist Sathnam Sanghera talks about his school days and a teacher who became like a second mother

8 min read 17 Sep 2021
The arts and creativity in international schools: the value of an artists' residency

How to bring art into the classroom (and vice versa)

A decision to set up an artists’ residency at an international school in Thailand has fostered a spirit of collaboration and led to some ‘wonderful moments’ of creativity, says Alex Soulsby

3 min read 17 Sep 2021
Exams and assessment: How does Scotland solve its school qualifications conundrum?

How will Scotland solve its qualifications conundrum?

The disruption caused by Covid has reignited the debate about how Scotland should assess what secondary school students know at the end of their studies, with some favouring external exams and others...

7 min read 17 Sep 2021
The importance of play in EYFS: How playing with dolls boosts child development

Why playing with dolls boosts child development

Research suggests that when children talk and interact imaginatively with their toys, they’re actually developing crucial social and emotional skills. So, why isn’t such play taken more seriously in...

7 min read 17 Sep 2021
The importance of research to support the inclusion of SEND pupils in mainstream schools

Schools need a systemic approach to inclusive teaching

Placing children with SEND in mainstream education then crossing our fingers and hoping for the best isn’t enough – we need research-based practice and better training, says Margaret Mulholland

3 min read 17 Sep 2021
Teacher retention: How school leadership can hang on to talented teachers

How schools can hang on to talented teachers

It’s a difficult time for recruitment so school leaders need to do all they can to hang on to good teachers. But with so many job opportunities out there, how do you ensure the right level of career...

6 min read 17 Sep 2021

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