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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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    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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    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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    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: Stunning start ideas for Dragonology please roise, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:32 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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    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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    2. Trainee and student teachers

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    3. New teachers

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    4. Teaching assistants

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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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    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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    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: Just six days to go (with apologies to Val) lizziescat, Aug 31, 2016 at 10:39 PM
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    5. Design and technology

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    6. Drama and performing arts

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    8. Geography

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      Latest: CIE AS/A2 Level Geography ChelseaAbana, Aug 27, 2016 at 1:19 AM
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    10. Mathematics

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    12. Modern foreign languages

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    13. Music

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    14. Physical education

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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

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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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    5. Professional development

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      Latest: Improving Literacy at KS4 across all subjects Dodros, Aug 28, 2016 at 8:41 PM
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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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    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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    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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