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'Happiness' levels of teachers and leaders fell sharply throughout 2020 but improved into spring last year. However, new @educationgovuk data shows they then dropped back to the low levels seen in the early months of the pandemic tes.com/magazine/news/genera…
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School leaders' and teachers' job satisfaction hit a new pandemic low as they struggled with soaring Covid teacher and student absence rates earlier this year, new government data shows tes.com/magazine/news/genera…
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In schools with low numbers of pupils with SEND, Seamus Murphy, CEO of Turner Schools, explains that the Sendco is not on the leadership team. Should this change? We explore the major challenges in the SEND system in our latest Expert Panel webinar: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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Founding CEOs of MATs are moving on and a new generation, with a different set of skills, is being appointed, finds Zofia Niemtus. But what will it mean for pupils, parents and teachers? tes.com/magazine/analysis/ge…
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Once an EHCP is in place, ‘then the issue of funding is really problematic’, says @SusanDouglas70, CEO @theedenacademy, as she explains the contrast of funding across her trust in our latest Education Insights webinar. Download for free: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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Starting at 4pm: @jon_severs speaks to @JackWorthNFER, @ianlhunter, @ProfGerJones and @EHollisNASBTT to look at how improved teacher training can help tackle the sector’s retention crisis. Join the free webinar, in partnership @NatTeachingInst, now: invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=1EjBsSeL…
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‘The challenge is integration. I don’t think everybody’s individual strategic priorities are well aligned enough when it comes to the SEND agenda,’ explains @emily7ellington, PhD researcher and former head of SEND and inclusion, on our Expert Panel: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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How can teacher training and CPD solve the staff retention crisis? In a free online webinar, in partnership with @NatTeachingInst, @jon_severs is joined by @JackWorthNFER, @ianlhunter, @ProfGerJones and @EHollisNASBTT to look at what can be done: invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=1EjBsSeL…
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‘Every teacher is a teacher of SEND. Equally, I think every leader is a leader of SEND,’ says @CliveLawrence00, strategic director of academies, SEND @GreenwoodAcad on our latest Expert Panel. Download the full webinar for free: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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Can you design a standardised system that’s easy enough to tell the story of individual children? @dmthomas90 regional director @astreaacademies thinks you can, as he explores in our latest Expert Panel webinar, which you can download for free: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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Can the training offered to new recruits go further to help better prepare teachers for the classroom and reduce the churn of talent schools are currently experiencing? Find out in our live webinar, hosted in partnership with @NatTeachingInst: invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=1EjBsSeL…
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Schools shouldn’t look to pass children with SEND along the chain and make referrals to elsewhere. They are in your school community, explains Seamus Murphy, CEO of Turner Schools, on our Expert Panel: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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We asked @tes readers for their views on SEND support – from the biggest barriers to better support and pupil diagnosis. This is what you told us... Find out more in our Education Insights Report, download for free: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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‘There are not enough of the right types of places across the system. It’s about getting the right type of placement for each child and I don’t think we’ve got that right either, in mainstream or special or AP,’ says @SusanDouglas70, CEO @theedenacademy: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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‘We want to introduce a digital system, but again, it goes to the input of information. The quality is only going to be right if we’ve got the right people producing them,’ says @CliveLawrence00, strategic director of academies, SEND @GreenwoodAcad: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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The second @tes Education Insights Report focuses on the broken system of special educational needs and looks at what can be done to fix it. Download your free Insights Report here: tes.com/for-schools/educatio…
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