PODCASTS

College performance has dropped - but why?

Today's college PIs show a drop in performance - but what is actually behind that?

Today's performance indicators show a dip in overall performance – but there's more to this than meets the eye, writes principal Grant Ritchie

Grant Ritchie
28 Jan 2020

Five-fold rise in number of teachers on antidepressants

Teacher mental health: One in 20 teachers is now taking antidepressants, a new study suggests

‘More teachers than ever’ are reporting mental health problems, with a five-fold increase in the number taking medication to help – although this is not specific to teachers, with nurses and other professions also seeing a rise in mental health problems

Dave Speck
28 Jan 2020

Tes International podcast: headteacher Michael Lambert

UK colleges will continue to struggle to make inroads internationally unless changes are made, says Matt Anderson

Tes head of content Ed Dorrell sits down with Dubai College headmaster Michael Lambert to chat about his career in international education and his school’s fascinating approach to pedagogy, research and teaching and learning

Ed Dorrell
26 Jan 2020

How to create the perfect teacher desk

teacher desk

Does your desk look like a dream workspace or a dumping ground? Check out Grainne Hallahan’s tips to making the most of your table

Grainne Hallahan
24 Jan 2020

5 steps to an effective lesson plan

Lesson planning: Five steps to help teachers plan effective lessons

Time-wasting pro-formas have largely disappeared, says Hanna Miller – but consistency is still key in lesson planning

Hanna Miller
23 Jan 2020

Why learning the hard way is best

Learning the hard way: Research tell us that we remember things better if the learning is harder, writes Jon Tyler

Research shows us that we remember things better if we've had a harder time learning them, says deputy head Jon Tyler

Jon Tyler
22 Jan 2020