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Tes Scotland - 24 September 2021

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TA support: How schools can make the most of teaching assistants
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Why schools should rethink teaching assistants' role

Despite there being plenty of research around how best to use teaching assistants to improve pupil outcomes, the message doesn’t seem to be getting through in schools, argues Rob Webster. However, a...

13 min read 24 Sep 2021
How to measure metacognition skills in schools

How to measure metacognition in schools

While teachers increasingly appreciate the importance of getting students to ‘think about thinking’ – and how to plan, monitor and evaluate their learning – children’s metacognitive skills are...

8 min read 24 Sep 2021
Why teachers and schools should keep an open mind about education research

Education research doesn’t deal in hard truths

While some are dismissive of certain types of education research owing to the methodology used, being open to a variety of approaches is more likely to yield positive results in the classroom, says...

3 min read 24 Sep 2021
Tes' 10 questions with... Stuart Clyde, head of Scotland's newest secondary school

10 questions with… Stuart Clyde

The headteacher of Bertha Park High School talks to Tes Scotland about his own memories of attending school and his days as a musician prior to becoming a teacher

8 min read 24 Sep 2021
TA support: How schools can make the most of teaching assistants
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Why schools should rethink teaching assistants' role

Despite there being plenty of research around how best to use teaching assistants to improve pupil outcomes, the message doesn’t seem to be getting through in schools, argues Rob Webster. However, a...

13 min read 24 Sep 2021