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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: Geography subject leader- new to role Lara mfl 05, Jul 23, 2016 at 9:37 PM
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    2. Education news

      This is the place to discuss the latest issues facing education.
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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: but on a lighter note... Duke of York, Jul 24, 2016 at 5:21 AM
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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: Finally an interview...usual story though peakster, Jul 23, 2016 at 4:28 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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    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: M6.1? Does this exist on payscale? teaching202006, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:19 AM
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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: When not to use a three part lesson? manc, Jul 24, 2016 at 3:13 AM
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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: How soon should formal resignation be responded to? manc, Jul 21, 2016 at 12:04 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: Assaulted by autistic pupil sofia_sen, Jul 21, 2016 at 9:50 AM
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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: PGCE in Post Compulsory Education - SEPT 2016 bompu, Jul 23, 2016 at 5:19 PM
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    7. Vocational

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    8. Teaching overseas

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      Latest: Unmarried partners GeordieKC, Jul 24, 2016 at 5:38 AM
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    1. Thinking of teaching

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    2. Trainee and student teachers

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      Latest: PGCE age group choice - struggling... Jessmann1991, Jul 23, 2016 at 11:04 PM
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    3. New teachers

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      Latest: Any Other LKS2 NQTs? Studentteacher101, Jul 23, 2016 at 9:23 PM
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    4. Teaching assistants

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      Latest: First TA job- do I need to prepare? Sossidge, Jul 23, 2016 at 10:14 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: Job search - flooded with agencies? bompu, Jul 23, 2016 at 9:35 PM
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    7. Supply teaching

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      Latest: My Horrible Day bompu, Jul 23, 2016 at 9:56 AM
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    8. Private tutors

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      Latest: Private Tutor DBS loophole hhhh, Jul 20, 2016 at 10:18 PM
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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 frustum, Jul 15, 2016
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    10. Heads of department

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      Latest: Thinking of Quitting MrMedia, Jul 23, 2016 at 7:45 AM
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    11. Headteachers

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      Latest: How has it come to this? lulu57, Jul 23, 2016 at 2:09 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: ARB applied for 6th May - still at 20% snowstorm, Jul 22, 2016 at 10:35 PM
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    14. Senior Leadership Team

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      Latest: Balancing DHT and class teacher role joannak1, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:31 PM
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    1. Art and design

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    2. Business studies

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      Latest: Department Development Plan teacher4l1fe, Jul 23, 2016 at 12:15 AM
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    3. Classics

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      Latest: Latin texts anyone? andadam, Jul 12, 2016
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    4. Computing and ICT

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      Latest: KS2 online collaborative working madcat, Jul 22, 2016 at 10:01 AM
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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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      Latest: 19th Century novel for Year 9? manc, Jul 24, 2016 at 3:16 AM
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    8. Geography

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    9. History

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    10. Mathematics

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      Latest: Tips for a non-specialist hammie, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:01 AM
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    12. Modern foreign languages

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      Latest: A2 German. Any ideas on a good book to study? IME, Jul 23, 2016 at 8:52 PM
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    13. Music

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    14. Physical education

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      Latest: Attire for Primary PE teachers jubilee, Jul 16, 2016
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    15. PSHE

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    16. Religious Education

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    17. Science

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    18. Social sciences

      Formerly Social studies
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      Latest: AQA A Level Sociology bompu, Jul 21, 2016 at 8:45 PM
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    1. Assessment

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      Latest: Are you an examiner? Your views wanted manc, Jul 20, 2016 at 7:42 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 pepper5, Jul 19, 2016 at 1:03 PM
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    3. Ofsted inspections

      Formerly Ofsted inspections
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    4. Pay and conditions

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      Latest: Directed Time Piranha, Jul 21, 2016 at 12:26 PM
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    5. Professional development

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      Latest: Claiming travel expenses for CPD Course frustum, Jul 20, 2016 at 9:32 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? cosmosinfrance, Jul 22, 2016 at 9:36 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: HOUSE INSURANCE QUERY TEACHER16, Jul 22, 2016 at 6:51 PM
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    5. Pregnancy

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    6. Parenting

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      Latest: Difficulties faced by students helpneededpls, Jul 18, 2016 at 8:27 PM
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    1. Scotland - education news

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    2. Cymru - education news

      Formerly Cymru
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    3. Scotland - Primary

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    4. Scotland - prospective teachers

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      Latest: PGDE Primary Dundee - Books for Sale? scpdundee, Jul 19, 2016 at 9:44 PM
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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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