Everything you need to know in education this week

Tes presents a roundup of key news and features to keep you up to date with the latest in the world of education

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News round up

The summer holidays are now officially here and all teachers should be relaxing into not-at-work mode.

Alarms are turned off, emails ignored and September a tiny spot on the horizon.

If all your summer socialising has disrupted your news reading, do not worry. Here is all you need to know in one place:


The government has announced that measures aimed at minimising the spread of Covid during exams will be relaxed as part of the country's move towards step 4, but schools should not make any changes until September.

Can the Covid disruption to exams be undone? 

The chair of the ITT review said it is a myth that either higher education or school-based providers are "in the crosshairs" of the new reforms in this exclusive interview.

The government has said it has proposed an "ambitious timescale" for reforming the teacher training market – so ministers can push changes through with a "sense of momentum".

A school leaders' union said teachers must be trusted with advance notice of topics in the autumn term.


Penalties are easy, right? This teacher taught his primary pupils a lesson in compassion by putting himself in goal.

The new early years framework will require the teaching of self-regulation. Tes explains what it is, and how to make it work in the classroom.

It's on the wall of many classrooms, but this teacher argues that we need to ditch the traffic light system for behaviour.

The teacher planner is a treasured possession, right? Well, maybe not now. One teacher explains how and why she ditched her planner.

All teachers should know about this pioneering pair of academics whose research since the 1970s has shaped many key areas of pedagogical thinking.

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