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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: Do you go in for results day? hammie, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:10 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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    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: On being a Mum............ foxtail3, Aug 25, 2016 at 12:22 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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    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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      Latest: Author's Advice Anchor mathsmutt, Aug 24, 2016 at 7:10 PM
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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: Number Zoo seonaidmann, Aug 23, 2016 at 9:23 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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    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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      Latest: Phonic Codecracker Sylvia Russell Bubblesmaloney, Aug 23, 2016 at 1:31 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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      Latest: OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technicals questionsandanswers, Aug 24, 2016 at 4:06 PM
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    7. Vocational

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    8. Teaching overseas

      References to individuals, schools or organisations will be deletedHow to report a postIf you have a story to tell, please email [email]newsdesk@tes.co.uk[/email]
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    1. Thinking of teaching

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    2. Trainee and student teachers

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    3. New teachers

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    4. Teaching assistants

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      Latest: HELP: Learning Mentor Interview Kelechi32, Aug 24, 2016 at 3:09 PM
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    5. Overseas trained teachers

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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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      Latest: Dear Emma, TheoGriff's Job Seeker Posts foxtail3, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:15 PM
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    7. Supply teaching

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      Latest: Newb invoicing query... devils, Aug 25, 2016 at 9:42 AM
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    8. Private tutors

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      Latest: Tutoring in your own home aimhigh11, Aug 25, 2016 at 7:11 AM
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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: Work 0.4 and childcare gadgetgirl123, Aug 25, 2016 at 9:35 AM
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    10. Heads of department

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      Latest: Exam info provided english.teacher, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:16 PM
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    11. Headteachers

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      Latest: Which Union? cornflake, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:28 PM
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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: what are you doing with all that spare time? dogpile, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:32 AM
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    1. Art and design

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    3. Classics

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      Latest: Ashley Carter's A Level Latin Geoff Thomas, Aug 21, 2016 at 10:56 AM
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    4. Computing and ICT

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    5. Design and technology

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      Latest: 50 min Food! hammie, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:59 AM
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    6. Drama and performing arts

      Previously called Drama
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      Latest: Choice of GCSE Drama spec for September jorb, Aug 19, 2016 at 5:45 PM
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    7. English

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      Latest: OCR English Literature A-Level Oenonejones, Aug 25, 2016 at 9:48 AM
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    9. History

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    10. Mathematics

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      Latest: GCSE results googolplex, Aug 25, 2016 at 8:27 AM
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    11. Media studies

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      Latest: AQA Media - Television Game Shows emilylime, Aug 19, 2016 at 7:43 AM
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    12. Modern foreign languages

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      Latest: Harsher marking in German GCSE mbeet, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:34 AM
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    13. Music

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      Latest: GCSE Music Entries fall again florian gassmann, Aug 25, 2016 at 10:38 AM
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    14. Physical education

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      Latest: OCR GCSE PE B454 Analysing Performance Task alexandra4, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:14 AM
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    15. PSHE

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    16. Religious Education

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    17. Science

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      Latest: Sharing resources - OCR Salters Chemistry angec, Aug 25, 2016 at 7:29 AM
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    18. Social sciences

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    1. Assessment

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      Latest: Marking... interesting blogs Teaching_Tricks, Aug 19, 2016 at 6:00 PM
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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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      Latest: Good behaviour reward ideas caterpillartobutterfly, Aug 23, 2016 at 4:04 PM
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    3. Ofsted inspections

      Formerly Ofsted inspections
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    4. Pay and conditions

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    5. Professional development

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      Latest: Learning Mentor Job Application Kelechi32, Aug 24, 2016 at 2:57 PM
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    6. School trips

      Recommendations and advice
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    1. Entertainment

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    2. Cookery

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    3. Book club

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      Latest: What are you reading right now? minnie me, Aug 23, 2016 at 7:33 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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      Latest: Spots at 33! What skincare products? jonowen, Aug 25, 2016 at 10:16 AM
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    5. Pregnancy

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    6. Parenting

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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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      Latest: What is a Support for Learning Teacher? Ezzie, Aug 21, 2016 at 10:51 AM
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    5. Scotland - prospective teachers

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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: US education system ashleysummer, Aug 16, 2016
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