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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? newposter, Feb 8, 2016 at 5:42 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.
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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: Nightmare scenario mrjack, Feb 8, 2016 at 9:05 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: First Sale cate_h, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:08 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: New school, new leader bedelicious, Feb 8, 2016 at 8:49 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: New writing exemplification Msz, Feb 9, 2016 at 7:17 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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      Latest: Am I likely to get an interview? TheoGriff, Feb 7, 2016 at 8:30 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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    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: Opinions on summer camp opportunities?! Mainwaring, Feb 9, 2016 at 6:56 AM
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    1. Thinking of teaching

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    2. Trainee and student teachers

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      Latest: School Direct (Salaried) Pay- Help?! Sunflower2512, Feb 8, 2016 at 8:26 PM
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    3. New teachers

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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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      Latest: Dear Theo, there is this job... TheoGriff, Feb 9, 2016 at 7:18 AM
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    7. Supply teaching

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    8. Private tutors

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      Latest: Group Revision Sessions Georginalouise, Feb 8, 2016 at 5:58 PM
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    9. Heads of department

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    10. Headteachers

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      Latest: Opinions on summer camp opportunities?! DaisysLot, Feb 8, 2016 at 11:47 PM
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    11. Governors

      The NGA answer your questions
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    12. Retirement

      For retired teachers and anybody approaching retirement
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      Latest: Lump Sum or not? paulstjohn2014, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:05 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: New AQA A level grade boundaries Busimiss, Feb 7, 2016 at 9:20 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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      Latest: A453 Task 3 Arithmetic Quiz apositron84, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:39 PM
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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: Help! AQA GCSE literature CA panic! li toxy, Feb 7, 2016 at 11:57 PM
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    8. Geography

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    9. History

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    10. Mathematics

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    12. Modern foreign languages

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    13. Music

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      Latest: Song help! Kartoshka, Feb 7, 2016 at 9:49 AM
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    14. Physical education

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      Latest: Ocr Cambridge national level 2 moto car, Feb 7, 2016 at 2:23 PM
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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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    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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      Latest: It's been a while - any other strategies? circuskevin, Feb 7, 2016 at 9:11 PM
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    3. Ofsted inspections

      Formerly Ofsted inspections
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    4. Pay and conditions

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      Latest: Head of Year TLR TheoGriff, Feb 1, 2016
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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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    2. Cookery

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      Latest: Dear Cookery posters............... bombaysapphire, Feb 8, 2016 at 9:08 PM
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    3. Book club

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      Latest: What are you reading right now? rayondesoleil1976, Feb 8, 2016 at 12:26 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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    5. Pregnancy

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      Latest: Maternity Entitlement. DaisysLot, Feb 8, 2016 at 11:57 PM
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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: How inclusive are Scottish schools? Claire2812, Feb 6, 2016 at 4:58 PM
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    4. Scotland - prospective teachers

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      Latest: PGDE Primary interview Potatoes005, Feb 3, 2016 at 8:21 PM
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