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May 10, 2019  

In this week's episode Bill Lucas, Professor of Learning and Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning at the University of Winchester, joins Sarah Simons to discuss the variations in language used to describe what we are and what we do in the FE sector - and why the word 'vocational' should never have fallen out of favour.

May 1, 2019  

In this episode, psychologist Michele Gelfand explains why classroom culture matters and argues that teachers should be striving to find a balance between 'tight' and 'loose' cultures in their teaching. 

April 30, 2019  

What can we do to tackle the underachievement of boys? Jamie Thom talks to English teachers Matt Pinkett and Mark Roberts, authors of the new book Boys Don’t Try? Rethinking Masculinity in Schools. 

April 26, 2019  

Join the Tes team as we discuss why the long-awaited Timpson Review of school exclusions still has not been published.

We also talk about this week's protest about the baseline assessment for children in Reception, and ask whether teachers should use games in their lessons.

Tune in and enjoy!

April 25, 2019  

In this week's podcast Eddie Playfair, senior policy manager at the Association of Colleges and former college principal, joins Tes columnist Sarah Simons to discuss whether knowledge and skills are more closely linked than they may appear

April 12, 2019  

Join the Tes team as we preview the Easter teaching union conferences.

We also discuss why physical movement could be important to pupils' learning.

Tune in and enjoy.

April 5, 2019  

In this week's Tes FE Podcast, emeritus professor Frank Coffield joins Sarah Simons to consider a world without Ofsted and look at how a new system of inspection has been implemented in Scotland.

April 5, 2019  

Join the Tes team as we discuss the week’s biggest talking points in the world of education. We talk about a potential new legal duty on teachers to combat knife crime, reactions to Ofsted's consultation on its draft inspection framework, and how Finland's approach to curriculum design differs from England. Tune in and enjoy. 

April 3, 2019  

Professor Dame Celia Hoyles is pretty much the closest one gets to royalty in mathematics education.

“I’ve been around a long while,” she laughs, at the beginning of our conversation for this week’s Tes Mathematips podcast.

Her decades of experience in maths education have been at the cutting edge of research. She has continually examined the place of technology and computing in maths learning, and explored innovative ways to assist students and teachers with all three.

In this podcast, the main focus is the use of microworlds for teaching maths. 

In the podcast, Celia mentions:

1.    Turtle geometry with Logo

2.    ScratchMaths

3.    Cornerstone Maths

4.    Digital Experiences in Maths Education journal

5.    Seymour Papert’s Mindstorms

6.    Her book with her husband and colleague Richard Noss Windows on Mathematical Meanings: Learning Cultures and Computers

7.    The NRICH project

Lucy mentions:

1.    Celia’s paper Transforming the mathematical practices of learners and teachers through digital technology

March 29, 2019  

Join the Tes team as we discuss whether the resignation of a prominent head is a canary in the mine, warning about the school accountability system.

We also mull the latest data on the gender pay gap in schools, hear why education research may be facing an "existential crisis", and hear some practical advice for schools about edtech.

Tune in and enjoy.

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