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September 29, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about this week's Labour conference and the party's vision for education. We also discuss the appointment of Theodore Agnew as a minister in the Department for Education.Our feature on "fixer heads" - headteachers who turn failing schools around - and our new book on grammar are also on the agenda. 

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September 29, 2017  

In this week’s podcast, FE editor Stephen Exley and Tes columnist Sarah Simons talk about how general FE colleges are "owed millions" in funding for high-needs students following changes to legislation. They also look at the reaction from across the FE sector to the content of the reformed functional skills in English and maths; discuss the importance of investing in staff digital literacy and warn of the perils of sending emails to unfamiliar recipients…

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September 26, 2017  

The renowned reading expert, professor of psychology at the Unviersity of Virginia, and author of numerous education books including Why Don't Students Like School?  talks to the Tes Podagogy podcast about the three processes children need to get right to become successful readers and why teachers need to overcome the fact that phonics resources tend to be 'boring'.  

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September 20, 2017  

This week, hosts Sarah Simons and West Suffolk College's Lindsey Johnson talk about the difficulties training providers face to ensure that their apprentices are not being used as cheap labour by employers. They also welcome the launch of this year’s Tes FE Awards – which includes two new categories – and consider the challenges of recruiting STEM staff in colleges.

 

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September 20, 2017  

In episode three of Tes Podagogy, professor Linda Graham, a leading researcher into behaviour in the classroom, talks 'No Excuses' policies, misdiagnosed SEND, "productive discipline", and students "hard-baked" to be disruptive by ineffective school behaviour mangement policies

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September 15, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about our exclusive interview with education secretary Justine Greening where she talked about school funding and teachers' pay. We also discuss the government's announcement on primary assessment and the scrapping of KS1 tests. We talk about our feature on the rise of scripted lessons, as well as an interesting piece of research that suggests boys are more likely to be interested in Physics because of the way that they urinate. 

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In the second episode of Tes Podagogy - the Tes podcast all about teaching and learning – Dylan Wiliam, emeritus professor of assessment at UCL Institute of Education author of books including Inside the Black Box, talks about the complex relationship between education research and classroom practice and ruminats upon everything from Dweck's Mindset theory to John Sweller's Cogntiive Load Theory. 

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September 8, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education.

We discuss this week's behaviour special: the team talk about the rocketing rate of exclusions, the Tes award-winning Boxing Academy and why one researcher says that punishments and rewards don't work in the classroom. 

 

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In the first episode of Tes Podagogy - the Tes podcast all about teaching and learning – Daisy Christodoulou, author of Seven Myths About Education and Making Good Progress – explains why assessment is important, how teachers can do it better and why it's much more interesting than some would have you believe. 

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September 1, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about the new teachers' union which comes into effect today - the National Education Union (NEU) - and what that could mean for the profession. We discuss the sale of school playing fields and the decline of physical education - and we talk about our exclusive interview with Joe Wicks, aka 'The Body Coach', and his mission to get children moving in schools. We also discuss how eating school lunches with pupils can be beneficial. 

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