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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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      Latest: The annual heating challenge! Flere-Imsaho, Oct 1, 2016 at 7:49 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: Poor sales! thinky, Oct 1, 2016 at 3:45 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: Interview lesson observation reception May2, Oct 1, 2016 at 4:08 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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      Latest: Reading observations juuy, Oct 1, 2016 at 7:50 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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    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: Annual review help CurriculumForAutism, Oct 1, 2016 at 3:36 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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    7. Vocational

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    8. Teaching overseas

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      Latest: Teaching in Dubai or AD WatchYourTongue, Oct 1, 2016 at 7:22 PM
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    1. Thinking of teaching

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    2. Trainee and student teachers

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      Latest: I Cried! saluki, Oct 1, 2016 at 4:58 PM
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    3. New teachers

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      Latest: NQT and ready to quit already. snail_friendly, Sep 30, 2016 at 4:55 PM
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    4. Teaching assistants

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      Latest: HELP... Teaching Assistant Nightmare pepper5, Oct 1, 2016 at 1:12 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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    7. Supply teaching

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    8. Private tutors

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      Latest: Can parents legally film tutors teach? Apple101, Sep 30, 2016 at 11:05 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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    10. Heads of department

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      Latest: how late do you stay at the end of the day jago123, Oct 1, 2016 at 6:11 PM
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    11. Headteachers

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      Latest: Overwhelmed already:( cornflake, Oct 1, 2016 at 7:48 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: First pension payment and tax code Piranha, Oct 1, 2016 at 10:23 AM
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    14. Senior Leadership Team

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      Latest: Disciplinary Help Revealer, Oct 1, 2016 at 6:32 PM
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    1. Art and design

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      Latest: Problems with Alps and targets for Art mael, Sep 29, 2016 at 8:23 PM
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    2. Business studies

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      Latest: BTEC National Business assignment briefs rhharrington, Sep 28, 2016 at 10:58 AM
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    3. Computing and ICT

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      Latest: iSpring QuizMaker for LMS madcat, Sep 30, 2016 at 11:26 AM
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    4. Design and technology

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    5. Drama and performing arts

      Previously called Drama
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    7. Geography

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      Latest: Teaching Environmental Basics danbham, Sep 30, 2016 at 11:55 AM
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    8. History

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      Latest: Raising attainment - what do you do? Kartoshka, Sep 29, 2016 at 10:00 PM
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    9. Mathematics

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      Latest: How/how often do you mark maths? armandine2, Oct 1, 2016 at 2:02 PM
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    10. Media studies

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      Latest: AQA Media - Television Game Shows wieldy, Sep 30, 2016 at 12:16 PM
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    11. Modern foreign languages

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    12. Music

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      Latest: OCR NEW GCSE 9-1 Gemma6258, Sep 30, 2016 at 8:46 PM
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    13. Physical education

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      Latest: Gymnastics - Martin Underwood 1991 maaknee, Oct 1, 2016 at 2:33 PM
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    14. PSHE

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      Latest: Calling all PSHE teachers! rosebuddylan, Oct 1, 2016 at 5:44 PM
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    16. Science

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    17. Social sciences

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      Latest: WJEC GCSE Sociology Links wanted! burnittm, Sep 28, 2016 at 9:48 PM
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    1. Assessment

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      Latest: Assessing Pupils Using KPI's krisgreg30, Oct 1, 2016 at 8:53 AM
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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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    6. School trips

      Recommendations and advice
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    1. Entertainment

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      Latest: Well, well, well... lilachardy, Oct 1, 2016 at 7:45 PM
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    2. Cookery

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    3. Book club

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      Latest: I need some reading recommendations please! InkyP, Oct 1, 2016 at 8:36 AM
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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: Anyone trying the Blood sugar diet? Toomuchtooyoung, Oct 1, 2016 at 6:33 PM
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    5. Pregnancy

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    6. Parenting

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    1. Scotland - education news

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      Latest: Getting it Right for Every Child catmother, Oct 1, 2016 at 10:08 AM
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    2. Scotland - curriculum

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      Latest: Dual qualification inthered, Sep 22, 2016
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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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      Latest: PGDE Primary 2017 claire82white, Sep 21, 2016
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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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