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June 16, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about the spike in sexual offences in schools and the impact that online pornography can have on pupils' behaviour. We also discuss what schools can do combat fake expectations that have emerged from porn. And we look at the general election fallout and what it could mean for funding and social mobility. We also give a preview to our feature on Harry Potter in next week's magazine. Tune in and enjoy. 

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June 9, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the outcome of the general election. We talk about last night's event as they unfolded and we explore what it could all mean for funding and grammar schools. Tune in and enjoy. 

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May 26, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about the looming crisis with maths as students up and down the country sit the tougher GCSEs. We discuss whether wellbeing programmes in schools can actually cause more damage than good. And we speak about how schools can make their work spaces more appealing to staff. Slides could be the answer. Tune in and enjoy. 

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April 28, 2017  

This week the Tes FE News team discuss the thorny issue of principals' salaries. Government figures reveal that in 2015-16 almost 60 per cent of colleges increased spending on principals' and CEOs' salaries, while their staff experienced a national pay freeze. The team also talk about the bromance between apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon and his opposite number, Gordon Marsden, and explain to listeners what an apprenticeship really is.

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April 28, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about how society has made the decision to prioritise pensioners over pupils and we discuss the latest survey on primary assessment ahead of the National Association of Head Teachers annual conference. We talk about our cover feature on Tony Blair's legacy for education and discuss one school’s unique approach to parental engagement. Tune in and enjoy. 

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April 21, 2017  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about what the general election could mean for education and we discuss the main concerns that emerged from the teacher union conferences over the Easter holidays. We explore the challenges that teachers could face if they seek popularity and we give a preview to our 20 year anniversary piece about Tony Blair's legacy for education in next week's magazine. Tune in and enjoy. 

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March 24, 2017  

Join the TES team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about the magazine's redesign and discuss how a decline in Asian high-flyers' math scores under the latest Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) study could simply be down to switch to computer tests. We explore how dogs can help pupils progress in schools and we talk about Carol Dweck's response to criticism of her growth mindset theory. Tune in and enjoy. 

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March 10, 2017  

Join the TES team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about education secretary Justine Greening being heckled over grammar schools at the Association of School and College Leaders' (ASCL) annual conference. We discuss the budget and our feature on the sector's inability to get the public to fight its case over funding cuts. We explore concerns about a lack of transparency and conflicts of interest within England's eight regional headteacher boards (HTB), and we give a preview to next week's feature on race. Tune in and enjoy. 

 

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March 3, 2017  

Join the TES team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about new data which reveals a postcode lottery of spending on continuous professional development (CPD), with some parts of the country investing three times more per teacher than others. Following the opening of the ballot for a new education union, we discuss the proposed merger and our exclusive interview with the leaders of the NUT and ATL. We discuss the best ways to help students with their revision in the run-up to exam season, and we give a preview to next week's feature on funding. Tune in and enjoy.  

 

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February 17, 2017  

Join the TES team as we look at the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We discuss the claim from psychologists that refusing to touch pupils during day-to-day classroom interactions is a form of child abuse. We hear how the amount of school playing field land being earmarked for sell-offs has increased dramatically, and we explore the potential flaws in how schools talk about food. Tune in and enjoy. 

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