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Te s 1 OCTOBER 2021


Aloud and proud Finding the best way to read aloud to pupils, and teachers’ struggles with extra workload created by the Early Career Framework


The wild one Tes’ 10 questions: wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan talks of his hatred of times tables and swapping science for making lasagne


How to get a pay rise A pay rise will only be won by showing ministers that healthy teacher numbers are critical for the country’s recovery, writes Jack Worth


Catch-up inspection A roundup of the week’s key news stories, from Ofsted checking on catch-up to vaccinations and the potential for GCSE reforms


Flexible yearning With the periods of remote learning strengthening teachers’ case for more flexible working, can schools give staff what they want?


Top flight The fight-or-flight response doesn’t have to be negative – teachers and their pupils can use it to their advantage, explains one expert


TAs on the front line How can schools better support teaching assistants in dealing with challenging behaviour? Adele Bates offers four top tips

Next week The secret to better CPD Researchers reveal where schools are going wrong with professional development