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    1. Welcome lounge and forum help

      Welcome to TES Community. If this is your first visit don’t forget to read the how to guide. Submit your first post here and let everyone know that another contributor has joined the Community. If you are looking for tips on how to post or need advice on the best place to submit your message, just ask away.
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    2. Education news

      This is the place to discuss the latest issues facing education.
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      Latest: GROWTH MINDSET aypi, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:38 PM
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    3. Workplace dilemmas

      If you’re looking for advice and support to help you deal with your workplace problems then discuss them here in Workplace Dilemmas . Topics discussed include problems with parents, teacher bullying, stress and disciplinary procedures. Please remember to use a pseudonym to protect your identity if you are posting about sensitive issues.
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      Latest: The ignorance of potential employers lilachardy, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:46 PM
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    4. Personal

      Join hundreds of teachers getting together and chatting about the stuff that matters to them in the Personal forum.
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      Latest: Wonderful news from Italy NewToTeachingOldToMaths, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:56 PM
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    5. Career clinic

      The Career clinic is where you can seek advice and information about your next career move from your peers. Please post your queries here.
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      Latest: Career in China blueskydreaming, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:21 PM
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    6. TES Authors' Group

      If you sell resources on TES then get involved in the TES Authors' forum. This is the place to meet other authors, share successes and find answers to some of your questions.
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    1. Early Years

      Join hundreds of early years practitioners in the Early Years forum. Find lesson ideas and inspiration, share best practice and get your questions answered by your peers.
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      Latest: Smooth transitions Kartoshka, Jan 19, 2017 at 6:35 PM
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    2. Primary

      Join hundreds of primary teachers in the Primary forum. Find lesson ideas and inspiration, share best practice and get your questions answered by your peers. This is also the place for debate on the latest issues in primary teaching.
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    3. Secondary

      The Secondary forum is a great source of support, ideas and inspiration and is the place to share best practice and get your questions answered by your peers. This is also where you go to debate the latest issues in secondary education.
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      Latest: Any teacher from Brazil? soraia_oliveira2, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:42 PM
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    4. Independent

      This forum is a great source of ideas and inspiration and is the place to share best practice and get your questions answered by your peers.
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      Latest: Average salary of a Director of Studies? jen2049, Jan 20, 2017 at 2:09 PM
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    5. Special educational needs

      Join hundreds of special needs practitioners in this forum. Whether you work in a special needs school or you’re an SEN practitioner in mainstream you’ll find lesson ideas and inspiration here.
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      Latest: Secondary Severe SEN Setting Newbie: Help! jones19, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:49 PM
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    6. Further Education

      Find out advice on what it’s like to work in further education or join other people working in your sector to discuss work-related issues. You’ll find tips on how to get into further education and advice on FE pay and conditions.
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    7. Vocational

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    8. Teaching overseas

      If you’re looking for an overseas teaching job, or you’re already working abroad, this is the group for you. Join hundreds of overseas teachers and find out more about what it’s really like to teach in a foreign country. Please remember: references to individuals, schools or organisations will be deleted.
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      Latest: Contracts with the Ministry of Education Dubai EasleyVG, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:55 PM
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    1. Thinking of teaching

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      Latest: Out before I'm in! Violalass, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:03 PM
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    2. Trainee and student teachers

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      Latest: Trainee in turmoil! blueskydreaming, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:57 PM
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    3. New teachers

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      Latest: How to plan a lesson... Flere-Imsaho, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:33 PM
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    4. Teaching assistants

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      Latest: Question about Induction & Contract Wotton, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:39 AM
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    5. Overseas trained teachers

      If you’re looking for advice on how to get a job in the UK join the Overseas trained teachers forum. Get advice on what qualifications you need to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and chat to others also hoping to teach in the UK. References to individuals, schools or organisations will be deleted.
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    6. Jobseekers

      Get advice on finding your next job. We’ve got tips on application writing and guidance on how to excel at interview. Please remember job adverts are not allowed.
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    7. Supply teaching

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    8. Private tutors

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    9. Part-time and job share

      Looking for a better work-life balance? Returning from a career break? Want to meet people who are already working flexible hours? This is the place to help you find, interview for, and work in part-time and shared roles.
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      Latest: What exactly is 0.6 part-time? Violalass, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:09 PM
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    10. Heads of department

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    12. Governors

      The NGA answer your questions
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    13. Retirement

      For retired teachers and anybody approaching retirement
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      Latest: GMP Consultatation applecrumblebumble, Jan 19, 2017 at 7:57 PM
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      Latest: Raising morale? Skeoch, Jan 20, 2017 at 12:09 PM
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    1. Art and design

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      Latest: Raising confidence in learners in Art swatkinson87, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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    2. Business studies

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      Latest: Been a while lord sutch, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:50 AM
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    3. Classics

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      Latest: OCR Ancient History sabrinakat, Jan 12, 2017
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    4. Computing and ICT

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    5. Design and technology

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      Latest: Do You Remember Kurt Rowland? ad214, Jan 18, 2017 at 1:33 PM
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    6. Drama and performing arts

      Previously called Drama
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    7. English

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      Latest: OCR GCSE 9-1 SOS saluki, Jan 20, 2017 at 8:35 AM
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    8. Geography

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    9. History

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    10. Mathematics

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    13. Music

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    14. Physical education

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      Latest: Student Dissertation Research chasingstreetlights, Jan 19, 2017 at 5:22 PM
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    15. PSHE

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      Latest: FREE tackling discrimination workshop YusufP94, Jan 18, 2017 at 1:09 PM
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    16. Religious Education

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      Latest: Drop down day GCSE RE specialist needed Sotheran, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:22 PM
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    17. Science

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    18. Social sciences

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    1. Assessment

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    2. Behaviour

      Receive peer to peer advice and support about behaviour management issues and share best practice here.
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    3. Ofsted inspections

      Formerly Ofsted inspections
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    4. Pay and conditions

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      Latest: Sick pay/Maternity pay GLsghost, Jan 20, 2017 at 8:33 AM
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    5. Professional development

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      Latest: ESTYN/OFSTED Assessment Day Sjpb, Jan 14, 2017 at 9:14 AM
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    6. School trips

      Recommendations and advice
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    1. Entertainment

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    3. Book club

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      Latest: What are you reading right now? secretsiren, Jan 20, 2017 at 4:59 PM
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    4. Health and wellbeing

      If you’re worried about your health and wellbeing join the TES Health and Wellbeing Group and get advice and support.
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    1. Scotland - education news

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    2. Scotland - curriculum

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    3. Cymru - education news

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    1. US – Education news

      This is the place to discuss the current issues and events affecting education in the US. Join the discussion and have your say.
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    2. US – Staffroom

      Meet and chat with other colleagues and give your opinions about the issues that matter to you.
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      Latest: Setting Up International Links sharon52, Jan 18, 2017 at 3:30 PM
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