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Times Educational Supplement

Lessons from prison education

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Engaging offenders in learning has often been an uphill struggle, but an imminent shake-up of the prison education service could free up teachers to adopt approaches better suited to individual inmates’ needs.

Nick Shepherd

Nick Shepherd

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Engaging offenders in learning has often been an uphill struggle, but an imminent shake-up of the prison education service could free up teachers to adopt approaches better suited to individual inmates’ needs.
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We asked readers to lift the lid on their relationship with their financial adviser.
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How to support a depressed partner while maintaining your own mental health.
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Schools are struggling to recruit enough maths teachers, but the shortage of specialists in the subject in the FE sector is even more acute – especially as colleges are expected to cope with the added burden of GCSE resits. How are colleges attempting to solve the problem?
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As the sector grapples with ever-larger cohorts of GCSE resit students, many colleges choose to employ teaching approaches very different to those of schools.
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Teachers should take a closer look at the social dynamics within the classroom.
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For years, school leaders have been in the grip of a funding crisis, struggling to make ends meet. Across the country, provision has been cut and staffing stripped to the bone. But what actually happens when a school can no longer balance its books?
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Experts at FT Money's investment debate agree that market conditions will be harder to call
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Building the foundations of educational institutes on books.
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al Supplement; ‘Trouble at the top’. “The quality of leadership in some struggling colleges has only added to the pressure on those heading up our institutions.
illustration of With full-time teachers suffering excessive workload, many are choosing to switch to supply. But is the grass really greener as a supply teacher? What the price of a good teacher?
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Problems with the new system of end-point assessment is leaving students who have finished courses in limbo, with nothing to show for their efforts.
illustration of Times Educational Supplement: For years, school leaders have been in the grip of a funding crisis, struggling to make ends meet.
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Books as the stepping stones of teaching.
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The top 10 kitchen crimes.
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Higher education teachers are having to juggle roles.
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Brexit means Brexit - and that means negotiating our own trade agreements with other countries for the first time since the 70's.
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School pupils data secured by cloud encryption.
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Looking into what makes a good financial adviser.
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YOU’VE just been asked to dip your hand into your pocket for yet another leaving party. Recruiting new people is expensive and disruptive: what can you do about it?
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How managers should bring such issues out into the open and integrate it into daily discussions, making a point of asking 'how one is doing.'
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Best food tips on a budget.
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Specialist maths teacher engaging with students.
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How safe is the information garnered by schools, and at what point do the risks of it falling into the wrong hands outweigh the benefits?
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School students should be in silence whilst walking to their next class; “It’s about having a couple of minutes to feel calm
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Noise levels affect concentration and ability of school students to study.
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Why music in restaurants so often strikes the wrong note.
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Relationships with students are put together piece by piece.
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Few aspects of school life these days come without data collection, from fingerprint scanners in canteens to software monitoring pupils’ attendance.
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With full-time teachers suffering excessive workload, many are choosing to switch to supply. But is the grass really greener as a supply teacher?
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Teachers should take into consideration the relationships between students in the school classroom.
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Turning around a college in crisis - leadership of thinking.
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Imagine signing up for a programme of study and not knowing how long it will take you to complete it, nor how you will be assessed at the end.

Profile

Nick is a visual problem solver and story teller. He brings a conceptual simplicity to a complexity of editorial issues, drawing on humour and playful metaphors to drive home the point. His naive and jaunty illustration style comes from a passion for retro graphics, indie comics and low-fi printing techniques. Clients include BBC, The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Times Educational Supplement, Oxford University Press, and Quarto.

Style/Techniques

Cartoon, Conceptual, Whimsical, Concept Art

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Annual Report, Children, Comic Book, Computers, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Food, Health, Music, People, Technology, Food/Beverage, Youth, Financial