Seven reasons to teach Mandarin

Reasons why your school should teach Mandarin
Chinese is no longer a niche subject and it has a lot to offer your students – in the classroom and far beyond
Katharine Carruthers 14 Mar 2019

A day in the life of… Prakash Baishya

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Being born blind was no barrier to this pre-primary teacher achieving his ambition of a career in education, but it took a long time to overcome systemic prejudices
Prakash Baishya 22 Dec 2017

Weekend read: Should volunteering replace work experience?

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This week, the government pledged to link pupils with employers. But education organisations argue that social action, rather than work experience, is the best way to provide the skills that employers really want
Adi Bloom 8 Dec 2017

Reading list: Children's books set in flats

Boy reads book in front of large window in luxury flat
In a Tes article, Becka White argued that children who live in flats are not fairly represented in children's fiction. She has drawn up a reading list of books that counter this trend
Becka White 8 Aug 2020

How to solve a cryptic crossword

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Teachers need to be good lateral thinkers – how else to handle Year 9 on a Friday afternoon? So, says Rob Jacques, they should try their hand at the Tes cryptic crossword
Rob Jacques 8 Nov 2019
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