Become an author

Join our global author community and support other teachers worldwide. Find everything you need to know about becoming a Tes resource author, from guidance on how to upload your first resource to detailed and up-to-date advice on being an author.

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Join inspirational teachers and share your teaching resources with millions of educators worldwide

13 million users

registered on Tes

192 countries

where resources have been downloaded

Up to 1.3 million

resources downloaded weekly 

Rising Stars 2021

Meet the rising stars of 2021

Even through this unprecedented and unusual year, Tes authors have gone above and beyond to support 1,000s of teachers and students worldwide. 

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Meet Adam Pate and Nichola Lacey

Meet two resources authors who've thrived

Our author community is friendly and supportive. Meet Nichola and Adam and discover how our welcoming community has helped them succeed as authors. 

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Earn author royalties on every sale

Our royalty levels reward Tes authors for selling more resources - the more you sell, the higher your royalty rate. Find out more about earning royalties here. 

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Author basics 

Find a breakdown of the topics covered in this video with the times here

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As a new author searching for support on how to get started, this hub is here to help you shine. 

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Get to grips with the rules around copyright and your responsibilities as a Tes resource author.

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Begin your author journey

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Start uploading your resources and support teachers worldwide.

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Read our step-by-step guide on using the resource uploader. 

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Got any IB resources to share? Visit our hub to find out more.

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