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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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      Latest: How long until I've served my time? Spiritwalkerness, Feb 10, 2016 at 8:02 PM
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    2. Education news

      This is the place to discuss the latest issues facing education.
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      Latest: Why aren't we all going on strike? akimbo, Feb 10, 2016 at 11:41 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.
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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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    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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      Latest: Moved from London to Newcastle -feeling lost DYNAMO67, Feb 10, 2016 at 9:51 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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      Latest: Technical issues JaquesJaquesLiverot, Feb 10, 2016 at 9:55 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: Reception baseline Kate.S, Feb 10, 2016 at 6:32 AM
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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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      Latest: 2016 Maths Expected Standard Maths_Shed, Feb 10, 2016 at 11:14 PM
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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: Substitute teaching Darty1980, Feb 10, 2016 at 7:35 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. This is also where you get advice from our Independent schools adviser Theogriff.
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      Latest: Am I likely to get an interview? TheoGriff, Feb 10, 2016 at 11:12 AM
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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: Structure of lessons sofia_sen, Feb 10, 2016 at 8:21 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: Are placement mentors allowed to do this? TCSC47, Feb 10, 2016 at 1:07 PM
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    7. Vocational

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      Latest: Flouncers Corner Sillow, Feb 10, 2016 at 9:04 PM
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    8. Teaching overseas

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      Latest: Travel expenses melmmow, Feb 10, 2016 at 10:24 PM
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    1. Thinking of teaching

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      Latest: Should I go for the PGCE? Miche11ee, Feb 10, 2016 at 11:13 PM
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    2. Trainee and student teachers

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    3. New teachers

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      Latest: Indendent School (Music) - NQT year? robmusicman, Feb 10, 2016 at 10:54 PM
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    4. Teaching assistants

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      Latest: Teaching Asssistant Interview game minnie me, Feb 6, 2016 at 5:25 PM
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    5. Overseas trained teachers

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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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      Latest: This gets easier, right? sillysloth, Feb 10, 2016 at 8:53 PM
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    8. Private tutors

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      Latest: Group Revision Sessions thekizzaa, Feb 10, 2016 at 12:07 PM
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    9. Heads of department

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    10. Headteachers

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    11. Governors

      The NGA answer your questions
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      Latest: Governor Inclusion neddyfonk, Feb 5, 2016 at 12:42 PM
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    12. Retirement

      For retired teachers and anybody approaching retirement
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      Latest: The Final Countdown! eljefeb90, Feb 10, 2016 at 9:04 PM
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    13. Senior Leadership Team

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      Latest: RAISEonline and using School's Own Data Scintillant, Feb 7, 2016 at 7:11 PM
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    1. Art and design

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      Latest: Igcse Art - Cambridge v Edexcel? dawnmain, Feb 5, 2016 at 5:14 PM
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    2. Business studies

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      Latest: cadbury world risk assessment charleyogden, Feb 10, 2016 at 2:49 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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    5. Design and technology

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    6. Drama and performing arts

      Previously called Drama
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    7. English

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    8. Geography

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    9. History

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      Latest: Stone Age to the Iron Age teaching-topics, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:43 AM
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    10. Mathematics

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    11. Media studies

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      Latest: New Media Studies Content CarolineEm, Feb 10, 2016 at 4:50 PM
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    12. Modern foreign languages

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      Latest: Gethin Pwns Chomsky! Vladimir, Feb 10, 2016 at 5:03 PM
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    13. Music

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    14. Physical education

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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 7, 2016 at 5:51 PM
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    2. Behaviour

      Scotland Behaviour posts merged here 15th Dec 2010
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    3. Ofsted inspections

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      Latest: Ofsted Inspection & MAT 01Spinner, Feb 1, 2016
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    4. Pay and conditions

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      Latest: Flexible working -80% over 5 days Natalieellis, Feb 10, 2016 at 4:44 PM
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    5. Professional development

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    6. School trips

      Recommendations and advice
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    1. Entertainment

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      Latest: The poster who replies closest to midnight wins. marlin, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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    2. Cookery

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    3. Book club

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      Latest: What are you reading right now? rayondesoleil1976, Feb 9, 2016 at 3:28 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: Done annelda72, Feb 7, 2016 at 6:26 PM
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    5. Pregnancy

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    6. Parenting

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    1. Scotland - curriculum

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      Latest: Prelims - burdensome and irrelevant brothermunro, Feb 8, 2016 at 9:41 AM
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    2. Cymru - education news

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    3. Scotland - Primary

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      Latest: This Morning I Met a Whale... Michael Morpurgo juanman, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:06 AM
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    4. Scotland - prospective teachers

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      Latest: PGDE Primary (UWS) Edi02, Feb 10, 2016 at 5:58 PM
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