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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

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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.
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    4. Personal

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    5. Career clinic

      The career clinic is where you can get your questions answered by TheoGriff, who has been the resident expert on the Jobseekers forum on TES Community for more than 10 years, please post your queries here.
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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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    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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    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. This is also where you get advice from our Independent schools adviser Theogriff.
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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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    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

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    1. Thinking of teaching

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      Latest: PGCE VS SCHOOL DIRECT Trainee16, Feb 14, 2016 at 12:59 PM
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    2. Trainee and student teachers

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    4. Teaching assistants

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    5. Overseas trained teachers

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      Latest: American wanting to do PGCE and teach in UK arnoldke01, Feb 14, 2016 at 11:38 AM
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    6. Jobseekers

      Get expert advice on finding your next job. We’ve got tips on application writing and guidance on how to excel at interview. Plus get your questions answered by our resident expert TheoGriff. 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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    11. Governors

      The NGA answer your questions
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    12. Retirement

      For retired teachers and anybody approaching retirement
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    13. Senior Leadership Team

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      Latest: WJEC/Eduqas new A-level business 2015 chick112, Feb 12, 2016 at 10:50 PM
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    3. Classics

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      Latest: New WJEC GCSE from 2018.... sabrinakat, Jan 21, 2016
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    4. Computing and ICT

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      Latest: flowol solution to bridge light jollyjokermark, Feb 12, 2016 at 10:00 PM
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    5. Design and technology

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    6. Drama and performing arts

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    7. English

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    8. Geography

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    10. Mathematics

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    12. Modern foreign languages

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      Latest: How do I get Y11 to learn vocabulary? Incommunicado, Feb 14, 2016 at 6:07 PM
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    13. Music

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    14. Physical education

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      Latest: Ocr Cambridge national level 2 JohnAdamsonOCR, Feb 11, 2016 at 6:10 PM
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    15. PSHE

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    17. Science

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    18. Social sciences

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    1. Assessment

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      Latest: Are you an examiner? Your views wanted edexamchat, Feb 14, 2016 at 6:00 PM
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    2. Behaviour

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    3. Ofsted inspections

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    4. Pay and conditions

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    5. Professional development

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    6. School trips

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    1. Entertainment

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    2. Cookery

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    3. Book club

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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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    5. Pregnancy

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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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    4. Scotland - Primary

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    5. Scotland - prospective teachers

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