Tes Articles


LISTEN: Oak National Academy head talks leadership


Why we should all love our school research leads

Leadership podcast: the curriculum planning challenge

Podcast: ‘Don’t leave new leaders to suffer in silence’

GCSE results day: a head of department’s guide

8 insider tips that every PGCE student should know

Three things you’re told about teaching that are wrong

5 quick wins for pregnant teachers

Four tests every teacher needs to pass on sports day

4 footwear fashion faux-pas teachers should never make

What makes a perfect teacher partner? Your 10 point starter

Navigating divorce as a teacher: 4 things to consider

We created the holy grail of homework – here’s how

Teacher training was full of gimmicks 10 years ago

Mock exams: How to cut the workload


Five ways to improve performance management

How to succeed as a new middle leader

The small things that make a big difference when moving schools 

Why we need to talk about miscarriage

What I wish I’d known as a new middle leader

Delegate like a pro


Five books I think no teacher should be without

Open evenings: No place like ordinary school life

A way with words

Being a HoD on GCSE results day is a leap into the unknown

‘Written feedback is a fever – we need to treat it, and fast…’

Four questions to ask yourself about classroom innovation


My first ever TES article, published back in 2007 under my maiden name of Knowles, was about my experience of being a trainee teacher: Spread your wings


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