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21 June 2017
Brightest stars of edtech scene come together to celebrate innovation in learning The first London EdTech Week takes place from 19-23 June. The founding co-chairs of the event, including Tes, EdTechXGlobal, Google for Education, UCL, Nesta, BESA, The EdTech Podcast and Emerge Education, expect over 6,000 people to attend events celebrating the capital’s vibrant education technology community.... more
12 May 2017
50,000 teachers from 180 countries turn to the Tes community to share classroom expertise online. Tes invests over £50m in Tes Resources since launch in 2006, now used by 8 million educators around the globe. Tes Resources connects teachers with 640,000 free and paid lesson plans and resources created by their peers, helping them to deliver inspiring lessons. A global community of eight million... more
13 March 2017
Establishing a Tes presence in the UAE will help alleviate regional teacher shortages and improve teacher quality Tes has announced that it will open an office in Dubai to service the wider Middle East, demonstrating a commitment to reducing teacher shortages and helping improving teacher quality throughout the region. The company will be officially introduced to the Middle East market at the... more
10 March 2017
Tes has won a prestigious recruitment industry award for the ‘Best Online Candidate Experience’ for a jobsboard. The OnRec Online Recruitment Awards celebrate the success, growth, innovation, talent and achievements within the online recruitment industry. Tes was recognised by the judges for its work to reengineer and dramatically improve the traditional candidate experience for teachers. Tes... more
27 January 2017
Fishguard based company Edukey, part of the Tes group of companies, has been awarded a prestigious Bett award in the ‘ICT Leadership and Management solutions’ category. The award was won for its Class Charts product which provides teachers with data rich seating charts and streamlined behaviour management reports. Coinciding with Bett, the world’s leading event for learning technology, the awards... more
27 January 2017
Leading UK awards celebrating teachers and teaching will be the biggest and best yet Entries are now open for the 2017 TES School Awards, rewarding outstanding practice and dedication within the teaching profession. The awards are divided into categories, recognising the efforts of both individual teachers and entire schools. Those for individuals include English teacher or team of the year,... more
26 January 2017
Teachers are embracing the sharing economy by creating and sharing classroom resources that are being used all over the world. And UK teachers are leading the way. Over 8 million educators are now part of the fast growing tes.com network where teachers create and share free and paid classroom resources, tapping into a global community for inspiration and support. Many of the most popular... more
21 October 2016
The latest TES Teacher Recruitment Index from TES Global shows that schools filled a higher proportion of vacant posts during the Easter 2016 period than in any Easter period since 2012. However, there are growing worries that this is at the expense of teacher quality.  Schools are less happy with the calibre of candidates for teaching jobs, despite the rising appointment rate. 71% of schools... more
05 October 2016
Today, on World Teachers’ Day, digital education company TES Global announced that its staff have selected Camfed as its global charity partner.  Camfed supports the education of girls and the leadership of young women in partnership with the school systems in sub-Saharan Africa. This new partnership will bring measurable impact to one of the most important Sustainable Development Goals: SDG 4 -... more
21 September 2016
TES Global, the digital education company, has launched a School Portal that will cut the time spent on recruitment in schools. Built following in-depth research with teachers, it includes online application tracking, management tools and free job listings on new school jobs boards on tes.com. Schools are working harder to secure quality talent with teacher shortages in some subjects and regions... more
24 August 2016
Survey of 1,000 teachers suggests that while demand for free online resources is nearly universal, discoverability and ease of implementation remain concerns TES, home to the world’s largest online teacher network, released the results of its Open Education Resources (OER) Survey, which asked nearly 1,000 teachers heading back to school what they want from digital resources, and how OER impacts... more
01 July 2016
TES supports teachers and schools looking to work and offer part-time roles with new products, resources and incentives 77% of teachers who have left the profession would consider returning to teaching, but only for part-time or job share roles TES launches a dedicated part-time jobs hub and creates community for finding job share partners New data from TES spells out the rising demand for part... more
27 June 2016
World’s largest online teacher network will integrate with both Google Classroom and Google Expeditions to help teachers develop the next generation of digital resources tes.com, home to the world’s largest network of educators, and Google for Education are working together to help teachers create and share lessons worldwide. Announced at the 2016 ISTE conference, the collaboration will make it... more
17 June 2016
Seven in ten (70%) teachers would vote to remain a member of the EU 75% of teachers think a stable economy has a positive impact on the UK’s education system Over half (51%) say leaving the EU would have a negative impact on the future prospects of the pupils they teach Teachers in the UK are overwhelmingly in favour of remaining in the European Union, with the majority believing a vote for... more
12 April 2016
Acquisition expands TES Global’s UK footprint in supply teaching, adding the key Midlands region ABC Teachers provides schools with high-quality staff at a time of teacher shortages in many subjects TES Global (“TES”), the digital education company, has acquired a majority stake in ABC Teachers (“ABC”) www.abc-teachers.co.uk, a leading supply teaching agency. The acquisition is in line with the... more
24 March 2016
Talk of teacher shortages is self-perpetuating – over a third of teachers said talk about a “recruitment crisis” made them feel more likely to leave the profession But teachers want to play an active part in the debate about recruitment. 67% said they would feel more optimistic if they were “treated as partners in the debate, rather than objects of discussion” TES Teacher Recruitment Index data... more
21 March 2016
Deal represents unique opportunity to scale a successful and profitable UK edtech innovator with a suite of products loved by teachers, and is in line with previous strategic investments in promising ‘teacherpreneur’ led start-ups Class Charts and Provision Map have already helped EduKey build a global user base of over 350,000 teachers and 4 million students TES Global (“TES”), the digital... more
08 March 2016
Annual survey results suggest that connectivity and hardware barriers are falling as online sharing enables broad-based adoption of digital resources TES Global, digital education company and home to the world’s largest online teacher network, today published the findings of its second annual Teachers and Technology Survey. Conducted in January and February 2016, the survey gathered opinions on... more
22 January 2016
TES, the community of 7.9m teachers, has partnered with the RSC, V&A, British Museum, BFI and Into Film to launch Teaching Shakespeare The ambitious digital project brings together over 400 specially designed Shakespeare resources for the classroom into a single online collection, including many authored by teachers Teaching Shakespeare provides many digital routes into Shakespeare’s work,... more
19 January 2016
Budget pressures trump student outcomes when selecting edtech for schools UK teachers lag behind their US counterparts in making edtech decisions Mobile technologies most widely used globally, while UK leads US in use of gaming Teachers feel teacher training does not yet prepare them effectively to make the right technology decisions Teachers feel that they are the best creators of classroom... more
11 January 2016
Acquisition expands the company’s footprint in the supply teaching market and adds valuable expertise in London and the South East Presence in Australia allows Smart to attract a consistent supply of international teachers to London market at a time of shortage in many subjects TES Global (“TES”), the global digital education business, has acquired Smart Teachers (“Smart”), a leading London-... more
11 December 2015
Live stream of link between orbiting astronaut and classrooms in the UK 20-minute link will be Tim Peake’s only mass participation internet event with school children TES invites all UK schools to sign up to take part in the event live with Tim Peake on the ISS London, 11 December, 2015: TES, the world’s largest online community of teachers, along with the European Space Agency and UK Space... more
26 November 2015
Physics teacher in London is the hardest position to fill according to comprehensive recruitment study Schools in London, the South East and West Midlands struggling to fill vacancies Schools in particular regions in England are unable to fill positions and are particularly struggling to hire new staff in core subjects such as maths, English and physics according to a new TES Global study out... more
19 November 2015
After 10 successful years at the company, Louise Rogers has decided to step down as Chair of TES Global at the end of December 2015. Louise Rogers said: “TES Global is an incredible company with a bright future. With the support of owners TPG and the strong leadership team led by Rob Grimshaw, I feel very confident about the future of the company and believe that it is ready for the next and... more
06 November 2015
New compact print format is a return to the single publication of 105 years ago Making it easier for teachers to access industry content on any platform Additional professional advice and information service for school leaders TES, the world’s largest online network of teachers, today reveals a new compact format for its print publication in the UK, in a return to the single publication it used... more
30 September 2015
TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION PUBLISHES EXPANDED WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2015-16   First non-Anglo American university to enter top 10 in a decade is ETH Zurich Universities in 70 countries included in the rankings (29 new countries this year) Biggest THE World University Rankings ever with 801 universities ranked (up from 400 last year) Good year for Continental Europe; Germany has 20... more
26 August 2015
World’s largest and most active teacher network expands U.S. footprint Makes play for $8.3 billion digital education content market Gives 100% of U.S. proceeds back to teachers TES Global, a digital education business committed to supporting teaching and learning, today unveiled tes.com, an online marketplace for teacher-generated content and resources. Tes.com allows U.S. educators to access a... more
13 July 2015
TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced the appointment of Brigitte Ricou-Bellan as its new Managing Director, Digital. In her new role she will focus on delivering and scaling digital services for a global community of 7.3 million teachers. Brigitte joins TES Global from eBay Inc. where she started and led StubHub International. Based in the UK, Brigitte will lead a... more
30 June 2015
Shared commitment will ensure continued access to free resources on Share My Lesson, while providing teachers with new opportunities through TES Global’s online marketplace   The American Federation of Teachers and TES Global, which co-developed Share My Lesson, a free online collection of lesson plans and other educational resources, announced today that they are entering a new phase of their... more
03 June 2015
Combination of TES and HCUK will help remove barriers to qualification at a time of rising teacher shortages TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced the acquisition of the leading online and blended learning provider of teacher training programmes Hibernia College UK (HCUK). The acquisition enables TES to deliver a full suite of digital services that support teachers... more
18 May 2015
Australian teachers embrace open resources community – comments & reviews of classroom resources double that of global average, surges past 6 million downloads to date 250,000 Australian educators are now registered on the TES platform TES Australia (www.tesaustralia.com), the classroom resource sharing website for teachers, today announced that it has signed up its 250,000th member and... more
11 May 2015
●Former Auto Trader executive Craig Stevens joins as Chief Commercial Officer ●Stephen Pinches joins from Pearson as Director of CPD and Teacher Network●Lord Jim Knight appointed Chief Education Advisor ●Former Pearson executive Tom Glover joins as Communications Director TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced four new and high profile digital hires and appointments... more
13 April 2015
Leading global digital academic job network strengthens Times Higher Education position as world’s leading higher education media brandLondon: April 13, 2015. TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced the acquisition of online global higher education job network UniJobs. The addition of the Melbourne based and fast growing academic careers platform reinforces Times Higher... more
23 March 2015
London: March 23, 2015. TES, the largest network of teachers in the world, is launching a project to help transform the education landscape by giving teachers unprecedented access to the world’s very best cultural and online teaching resources.TES is joining forces with Ed Vaizey, Minister of Culture and the Digital Economy, together with the British Museum, the V&A, the Royal Shakespeare... more
10 March 2015
96% of teachers say technology plays a significant role in the classroom, but basic barriers still pose challengesAUSTIN, TX, March 10, 2015 --- Digital education company TES Global has today published findings from its first annual Teachers and Technology Survey at SXSWedu. This survey of 1,000 U.S. teachers and over 3,000 globally also marks the formal launch of TES Labs, a new platform... more
25 February 2015
Major investment in technology platform enables 7m teachers to buy & sell contentScale of TES Resources platform underlines surging popularity in open resourcesResearch shows that the resources are seen as a viable alternative to traditional teaching materials and textbooksTES Global, the global digital education business, today announced the launch of a new TES Resources online marketplace... more
30 January 2015
TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Rob Grimshaw is to become its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on March 31, 2015. At the same time, current CEO Louise Rogers will step up to take on the role of Chair. The new leadership team will bring together the best of European digital and content knowledge, supported by TPG Capital’s... more
20 November 2014
TES Global, the company behind the world’s largest digital community of teachers and publisher of TES and Times Higher Education (THE), today announces the appointment of the Rt Hon David Willetts MP as chair of its new higher education advisory board.Mr Willetts, who served as the UK’s university and science minister from 2010 to 2014, will lead a board of international higher education experts... more
17 October 2014
TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over six million registered teachers - has launched a new online community where teachers and start-ups can develop effective edtech products together. TES Labs (www.tes.co.uk/labs) will enable the most important people in education – teachers – to share their ideas and expertise with entrepreneurs, so that they can build more... more
11 September 2014
TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over six million registered teachers - has announced a significant investment in Barton Woodhead Education Ltd. - developers of Diagnostic Questions (http://www.DiagnosticQuestions.com), a website that allows teachers to create and share 'hinge' questions that instantly identify student misconceptions in maths.Company Quotes and... more
04 September 2014
TES Global today announces the appointment of Rob Grimshaw as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Rob will start with TES Global in early November, joining from FT.com, the online branch of the Financial Times, where he is currently Managing Director. Rob has been responsible for the highly acclaimed and hugely impressive digital strategy which gained the Financial Times global recognition for... more
01 September 2014
TSL Education, the parent company of TES Connect.com, TES magazine, and THE, has changed its name to TES Global Limited to better reflect its position as a global education technology company across both the schools and higher education markets.In the schools market, TES Global has long been the UK’s leading platform for bringing teachers and schools together in one of the most vibrant jobs... more
29 July 2014
TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over 5.9 million registered teachers - has acquired Blendspace, a San Francisco-based company providing web-based tools that enable teachers to create digital, self-paced lessons for their classrooms and students.The transaction complements TES Global's strategy to enhance the reach and functionality of its digital resources sharing... more
13 June 2014
TES Global, formally TSL Education, the largest network of teachers in the world and UK's leading player in teacher recruitment, has acquired Vision For Education, one of the fastest growing supply teaching agencies in the UK. The transaction is the first step in TES Global's strategy to grow its recruitment business beyond the permanent hiring solutions marketplace into an adjacent segment. By... more
24 April 2014
12:35 PM Eastern Daylight TimeTSL Education (TSL), the largest single-profession social network in the world, with over 5.5 million registered members sharing hundreds of thousands of pieces of education content - has won the 2014 Return on Education (ROE) Award for Teacher Support from the Arizona State University, the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and GSV Advisors (ASU... more
04 March 2014
Today, TSL – the largest single-profession social network in the world, with 3.3 million registered teachers and hundreds of thousands of pieces of education content – announced the acquisition of Bay-Area based Wikispaces, creator of some of the most widely used online collaboration tools in the U.S. education sector. The combined platforms will support 1.4 million registered K-12 teachers in... more
10 February 2014
TSL Education, the largest network of teachers in the world, is pleased to announce that former Schools Minister, Lord Jim Knight is to join the global ed-tech company as Managing Director of Online Learning, effective from 1 April, 2014.Lord Knight has been an active member of TSL Education’s advisory board since 2011. His commitment to a permanent role at TSL will mean that he will step down... more
28 July 2013
AFT's Weingarten: "Share My Lesson allows educators to share tried-and-true ideas, lessons and teaching tools with their colleagues to improve the quality of teaching in America."The American Federation of Teachers, with British partner TES Connect, today officially launched "Share My Lesson," the nation's largest free collection of classroom resources created by teachers, for teachers, including... more
22 July 2013
Inspired by 100,000 Australian teachers, TES Australia launches TES Australia, (www.tesaustralia.com) is launched by the Hon. Adrian Piccoli, MP and Minister for Education, at an event at the parliament building today. Inspired by more than 100,000 Australian TES teachers, TES Australia was developed by TSL Education, the publishers of TES Connect (www.tesconnect.com) the largest network of... more
18 July 2013
TSL Education, the global digital education business is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by TPG Capital LLP from Charterhouse Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2013. The investment by TPG will enable the company to grow its considerable presence in the education sector and... more
20 June 2013
Global digital education business TSL Education last night made history at the 2013 Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Awards when it became the first ever company to collect the PPA's top accolade for a digital business product - for http://www.TESConnect.com - four years in a row.TES Connect won the 'Digital Innovation of the Year (Business Media) award at last night's proceedings, which... more
18 March 2013
TSL Education today announced that its free education resource-sharing websites www.tesconnect.com, www.tesindia.com and www.sharemylesson.com now connect more than 47 million teachers and students globally and are growing by more than 300,000 every week.These figures were obtained following extensive, detailed research by the company, which involved responses from an unprecedented 275,000... more
01 March 2013
Digital education company TSL Education, which hosts the largest online network of teachers in the world, today announced it has been included in the 2013 Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For list.This is the first year that TSL, which secured 93rd place on the prestigious listing, has taken part in the Best Companies survey. Best Companies polls the employees of companies in its survey... more
19 February 2013
Launched in 2012 in time for back to school in September, the free resource-sharing website for teachers, Share My Lesson, and TES Connect have recorded phenomenal success, with more than 200,000 U.S. teacher members registered in just five months. Created by teachers, for teachers and backed by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and TSL Education, Share My Lesson is on track to have more... more
15 November 2012
TSL Education, publishers of the world renowned TES Magazine and host to the world’s largest network of teachers, announce today the launch of TES India - a brand new website (http://www.tesindia.com/) built exclusively for Indian teachers and schools.The website, which is completely free to join and use, has been designed by teachers for teachers. It is home to more than 5, 00, 000 worksheets... more
24 June 2012
Teaching is an extraordinarily complex and challenging enterprise, made even more so by new academic standards to help students develop 21st-century skills and by years of harsh budget cuts. It can be reassuring for teachers to know that, for virtually every educational challenge they encounter, a fellow teacher somewhere undoubtedly has solved it. But it also can be frustrating: Who has come up... more
21 June 2012
TSL Education, the digital education company and publisher of the Times Educational Supplement (TES) and Times Higher Education (THE), celebrated winning two top accolades last night at the annual PPA Awards. The PPA Awards are the most coveted in the magazine publishing industry, acknowledging both excellence and innovation. They provide the benchmark by which UK publishing judges itself. TES... more
19 June 2012
Weingarten: “It’s by teachers, for teachers, and is a free, easy-to-use source for classroom resources. It will become every teacher’s go-to online destination for the support they need.”PALO ALTO, Calif.—The American Federation of Teachers, with Britain’s TES Connect, today unveiled “Share My Lesson,” which will become the largest online community for U.S. teachers to collaborate and share... more
15 June 2012
Teachers, so often the brunt of jokes about knocking off at 3pm and enjoying long lazy holidays, are actually some of the hardest workers in the country, says a new study published today. Research carried out amongst over 1,600 primary and secondary school teachers shows over half [55%] within the profession regularly spend more than 56 hours a week engaged in their work during term time.Even... more
24 May 2012
Hurry! The entry process will close on 15 June!The Times Higher Education Awards - recognising outstanding talent, creativity and imagination in UK higher education.Institutions, departments and individuals are invited to compete in a total of 18 categories that aim to highlight and celebrate the achievements of the sector at a time of real adversity.For the first time, the 2012 awards will also... more
18 May 2012
After the phenomenal success of last year’s inaugural TES FE awards, which attracted nominations from over 200 of the sector’s most talented and innovative professionals - the awards will be moving to Birmingham to join up with the Skills Show and promises to be bigger and better than ever.We are seeking submissions in 13 categories which recognise outstanding provision in all aspects of FE:... more
16 May 2012
The TES is the official media partner to The Academies Show, which will run on Wednesday 16 May 2012 at Olympia, London.Visit the TES on stand 73 and don't miss our seminars on Talent Management and Building Leadership Capacity - at all levels and Laying the Foundations: Doing the Simple Things RightFor more information please visit http://www.academiesshow.co.uk more
08 May 2012
TSL Education’s one-to-one online math tutoring service, TES BrightSpark, is today highlighted in the Times as ‘extra capacity’ tuition, which not only supports students struggling to keep up with their classmates, but leaves them asking for more.The Times cites Somers Heath Primary School in Thurrock, Essex, as being among those providing online support for pupils struggling with maths.... more
03 May 2012
The Avanta awards recognise journalists who excel in the fields of welfare reform, skills and unemployment. Julia’s four-page news focus on youth unemployment was cited for its punchy writing, backed up by lots of evidence.TESS editor Gillie Macdonald said: "We're delighted about Julia's success in these UK awards. We're a small team up here in Edinburgh, so it's great to add another trophy to... more
09 February 2012
The Minister of State for Schools Nick Gibb visited the TSL offices on 9 February to take part in a TES web chat on how we can encourage children and young people of all ages to read more books.Nick gave a speech on this very subject in which he announced that the DfE has launched a National Schools Reading Competition for 7-12 year olds.You can read what was covered in the web chat at http://www... more
06 December 2011
TSL Education, publishers of the TES and TES.co.uk, the world’s largest professional network for teachers, has acquired a 50% stake in Sandgate Systems Limited, the owners of PropertyPrefect. It will be part of the TES BuyWire offering that enables schools to save money and manage spend and risk in non academic areas more effectively.TES BuyWire will be re-launched in January and is already... more
11 November 2011
Editor of the Times Educational Supplement Scotland Gillie Macdonald was named Business and Professional Magazine Editor of the Year, at the 2011 PPA Scottish Magazine Awards. Gillie saw off competition from The Scottish Farmer, Law Society publication The Journal and Holyrood magazine.Furthermore, the TESS team was highly-commended in all of the remaining categories in which they were... more
17 June 2011
Between the TES and the THE, TSL Education secured four of the main accolades at the 2011 PPA Awards. TES Connect won Digital Product of the Year, with Gerard Kelly named as Editor of the Year, and the THE won both the Weekly Business Magazine of the Year and Business Media Brand of the Year. The judges were unanimous in their praise:• TES Connect: Digital Product of the Year. The judges said, “... more
24 February 2011
TSL Education today announced that it is to relaunch its market-leading and award-winning Scottish publication Times Educational Supplement Scotland (TESS) as a full-colour magazine.The first issue of the new-look TESS goes on sale tomorrow (Friday). It includes an in-depth jobs investigation - where teachers are likeliest to find vacancies, where the subject shortages are and where good... more
14 January 2011
50% of primary schools seeking a new Head unsuccessful in one in five local authoritiesOnly 11% of local authorities had no primary schools that needed to re-advertise"The Coalition inherited a school leadership crisis from Labour."Professor John Howson commented that, "The 2009/10 school year had been a disastrous one for many primary schools seeking a new head teacher. A record 40% of adverts... more
07 January 2011
TES Resources will host exciting teacher-led workshops for the first time at BETT 12-15th January 2011. The team of teachers will provide inspiring lesson ideas and tips on using resources for Early Years,Primary and Secondary English, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages and Religious Education.Presenters include the YouTube sensation Christopher Thorne of Mr Thorne Does Phonics, whose videos have... more
22 November 2010
TSL Education's market leading online recruitment service, HireWire, has been awarded Product Development of the Year at the Digital Publishing Awards 2010 held in Brighton on Friday. Honoured for its innovation and achievement in digital information services the judges were impressed with its ability to save schools time and resources as well as being completely free to use.Bill Donoghue,... more
12 November 2010
TES Resources is proud to announce that for the first time, the landmark figure of one million classroom resources were downloaded by teaching professionals in just one week leading up to 4 November 2010.The most popular teaching resources downloaded during this period were ones themed around Remembrance Day. Other popular topics were Bonfire Night, Nursery Rhymes (with a science twist!) and... more
14 October 2010
TSL Education Ltd ("TSL") is pleased to announce the acquisition of Schoolquote, a major provider of online procurement solutions for schools.Schoolquote provides innovative and secure buying resources for individual schools and communities of public sector organisations. Its range of “free to buyer” tools brings together the buying knowledge and buying powers of buyers with similar needs.... more
19 August 2010
The TES has the 13th best growth rate of all non-free titles in the UK - higher than both The Week and The Economist (18th & 19th respectively), making it one of the most popular titles this year.The latest ABC certificate shows that the TES circulation (including the TESS) has grown by a significant 14.5% in the last six months; which, in a world of falling print circulations, is a... more
18 August 2010
TSL Education is delighted to announce the formation of its strategic Advisory Board, which Lord David Puttnam CBE will Chair.Lord Puttnam is to head up the new body, which will also include the outgoing General Secretary of the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) Mick Brookes; the outgoing General Secretary of the Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL) Dr. John Dunford OBE... more
18 June 2010
TSL Education secured one of the most coveted awards at the 2010 PPA Awards as its website for the teaching community, TES Connect, was named Business Web Service of the Year.As the UK's largest teaching exchange platform, TES Connect is demonstrably contributing to rising standards in teaching practices and transforming the learning environment for young people. The judges said ".... this large... more
14 May 2010
TSL Education announced today that it will take over the running of the STAR Awards, the annual celebration of achievements in the further education and training sector, from 2011.TSL Education will take over the awards from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).LSIS will continue to host this year’s awards ceremony in November, working in partnership with TSL Education who will be... more
30 April 2010
TSL Education, publisher of The Times Educational Supplement (TES) and the Times Higher Education (THE), is celebrating multiple nominations across two prestigious industry awards this year: The PPA Awards and the AOP Awards.In the PPA Awards, TSL's award-winning website TES Connect is up for Business web service of the year; Times Higher Education is nominated for Weekly business magazine of the... more
22 February 2010
TSL Education's revolutionary free online recruitment service for schools, TES HireWire, approaches its first anniversary with an incredible 75 percent of secondary schools in England signed up and celebrates its 2,500th school coming on board today.In a similar incredible achievement, TES HireWire LA, exclusively designed for local authorities and launched just a month ago, has already got 50... more
14 December 2009
TSL Education has launched Version 2 of TES HireWire, its revolutionary free online recruitment service for schools, which offers new features and improved performance based on user feedback. The enhancements in Version 2 include leading-edge data security, improved message handling, and the ability for schools to add screening questions to the recruitment filtering process.The latest... more
02 November 2009
TSL Education's revolutionary, free online recruitment service for schools, TES HireWire, continues to make a huge difference to school recruitment in the UK as take-up amongst schools grows at a faster pace, exceeding all expectations. With more than 1,500 secondary schools signed up and using the service (45% of secondary schools in England), TES HireWire has now established itself as the... more
20 October 2009
The TSL Board have promoted Louise Rogers to CEO of TSL Education Limited in recognition of her valued contribution to the growth of the company since its sale by News International four years ago.TSL Chairman Bernard Gray said: "Louise has been the powerhouse behind TSL's rejuvenation since 2005. Her work on revitalising our publications, driving our sales effort, focusing our Internet business... more
01 July 2009
TSL Education has today announced at an exclusive event at The Wallace Collection in London that, following the phenomenal success of TES HireWire, its free online school recruitment service, it will launch a completely free online hosted jobs board version of the service, TES HireWire LA for all Local Authorities.Speaking at the event, Bernard Gray, Executive Chairman of TSL Education, said: "... more
04 June 2009
On Tuesday June 2, TSL won two top awards at the prestigious 2009 Association of Online Publishers (AOP) Awards: Best Website, Business, for TES Connect and Best Digital Publisher, Business, beating off high profile competitors such as Reed, UBM, Haymarket and Incisive.TSL also received a special mention for a third entry, Best Editorial Team, Business.The awards event, held annually, seeks to... more
03 June 2009
TSL Education, publisher of Times Educational Supplement (TES), is seeing further outstanding take-up of its free online schools recruitment service, gaining huge market share and exceeding initial take-up expectations. The company reports that more than 750 schools (23% of secondaries) have signed up for its service.Bill Donoghue, Director at TES HireWire, says: "Since the launch of TES HireWire... more
18 May 2009
TES HireWire is a completely free online recruitment service that is revolutionising the way schools recruit. From placing an advertisement to making a successful appointment, The feedback says it all supports the entire process, saving schools time, money and resources. The service also helps schools communicate quickly and effectively with candidates, helping them to recruit the best teachers... more
30 April 2009
London - May 18th. 2009: TES HireWire is a completely free online recruitment service that is revolutionising the way schools recruit. From placing an advertisement to making a successful appointment, TES HireWire supports the entire process, saving schools time, money and resources. The service also helps schools communicate quickly and effectively with candidates, helping them to recruit the... more
22 April 2009
TSL Education Ltd is celebrating eight nominations across six of the most prominent Business Media categories in the PPA Magazines 2009 Awards for editorial and publishing excellence.Named PPA Business media brand of the year in 2008, the Times Educational Supplement (TES) is once more short listed in the Business media brand category; TES Connect (TES.co.uk) is nominated in the Business website... more
21 April 2009
TES Connect is proud to announce that it has been nominated for Best Employment Website in the 13th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.Used by thousands of schools and colleges, with over 700,000 registered users and more than 1.3 million monthly visitors (... more
14 April 2009
TSL Education announces over one million monthly downloads and over 12 million resources shared on the TES Connect online community since its launch in August 2008. The TES Connect site has achieved a 500 per cent growth in resource downloads and continues to change the lives of teachers and their pupils with millions of resources being shared every month through online collaboration.The resource... more
27 March 2009
The Times Higher Education (THE) was awarded the Gold Award for the ‘Most effective promotional campaign by a smaller magazine*’ at the Association of Circulation Executives (ACE) Press Awards 2009.Judges commended TSL’s entry submission, which highlighted innovative thinking and excellent teamwork between the THE’s editorial, newstrade and subscriptions teams, saying: “This category proved to be... more
09 February 2009
The Times Educational Supplement is delighted to announce that field trials of its new online applicant tracking system for schools have been brought forward to February in response to strong demand from schools and Local Authorities. The new system, to be called TES HireWire, will be completely free and will allow schools to handle all stages of recruitment electronically.TES HireWire will give... more
28 November 2008
The TESS (The Times Educational Supplement Scotland) was named Business and Professional Magazine of the Year at the PPA’s Scottish Magazine Awards 2008, one of the publishing industry's top awards ceremonies.Published by TSL Education Limited, The TESS has been shortlisted in the Business and Professional Magazine of the Year category for two consecutive years in the PPA’s Scottish Magazine... more
22 August 2008
Launch of TESconnect highlights how the Internet will give back 14.3 million hidden hours to UK teachers by 20125,000 teachers say social networking will revolutionise the teaching professionNew research, released today, proves that social networking, resource sharing and collaboration has the potential to transform the productivity and working lives of the UK teaching community and fundamentally... more
28 July 2008
TSL Education, publisher of the Times Educational Supplement and the Times Higher Education, has acquired Education Data Surveys (EDS) for an undisclosed sum. EDS provides research and information about the education sector and is the leading provider of management information on the job market for classroom teachers and leaders in the education community.As part of the agreement, Professor... more
02 June 2008
TSL Education is delighted to announce the appointment of Gerard Kelly as the new Editor of the Times Educational Supplement (TES) and the promotion of Ann Mroz to the role of Editor on the Times Higher Education (THE).Mr Kelly has been in education journalism for 17 years, most recently as editor of the newly re-launched and critically acclaimed Times Higher Education. He replaces Karen Dempsey... more
07 May 2008
Britain’s leading educational newspaper, the Times Educational Supplement (TES) was named Business media brand of the year at the PPA Magazines 2008 awards for editorial and publishing excellence.Acknowledging the brand’s huge recognition rate judges described TES as "an extraordinarily strong brand" that is "clearly at the heart of its community".Published by TSL Education, TES has continued to... more
01 April 2008
TSL Education Limited today announces the sale of its 43% holdings in ECCTIS Limited to leading student recruitment, marketing and management company, Hobsons plc.Formed in 1989, the principal activity of ECCTIS is that of National and International qualifications and accreditation. The company currently has three main sections, these are the UK National Academic Recognition Information Centre (... more
19 March 2008
The Times Educational Supplement (TES) has received nominations across five of the most prominent Business Media categories in the PPA Magazines 2008 Awards for editorial and publishing excellence.The TES is shortlisted for the Weekly Business Magazine of the Year award and the Business Media Brand of the Year category, while the publication’s online presence – the TES website, www.tes.co.uk - is... more
22 October 2007
Following its successful re-launch last year, The TESS (The Times Educational Supplement Scotland) has been recognised with a nomination at one of the publishing industry's top awards ceremonies.Published by TSL Education Limited, The TESS has been shortlisted in the Business and Professional Magazine of the Year category in the PPA's Scottish Magazine Awards 2007 for Editorial and Publishing... more
12 June 2007
TSL Education, the UK’s leading educational publisher, today announces that it has sold Nursery World, and its corresponding website (www.nurseryworld.co.uk) to Haymarket Media Group. Nursery World is the market leader in the sector and is targeted at nursery managers and staff in the UK. The successful 82-year-old publication has a fully paid circulation of over 20,000.Louise Rogers, Managing... more
14 May 2007
 TSL Education, the UK’s leading educational publisher, today announces that it has been acquired by Charterhouse Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. Under the arrangement, the existing management team will be staying with the business to drive through TSL’s plans for growth.Bernard Gray, Chief Executive of TSL Education, said “All of us are immensely grateful to Exponent Private Equity, our... more
22 March 2007
After its successful relaunch last year, The TES (The Times Educational Supplement) has been rewarded with multiple nominations at two of the publishing industry's top awards ceremonies.The TES has been shortlisted in three categories in the PPA Magazines 2007 Awards for Editorial and Publishing Excellence.Widely know as the publishing industry's 'Oscars', the PPA Awards are dedicated to... more
10 November 2006
Britain’s leading educational newspaper, the Times Educational Supplement launches in a new format on Friday 10 November boosted by a £5 million revamp that covers the print newspaper and glossy magazine and the www.tes.co.uk TES website.The TES is Britain’s best read educational weekly - read by everyone in from classroom teachers and assistants to heads, educational suppliers and government... more
21 June 2017
Brightest stars of edtech scene come together to celebrate innovation in learning The first London EdTech Week takes place from 19-23 June. The founding co-chairs of the event, including Tes, EdTechXGlobal, Google for Education, UCL, Nesta, BESA, The EdTech Podcast and Emerge Education, expect over 6,000 people to attend events celebrating the capital’s vibrant education technology community.... more
12 May 2017
50,000 teachers from 180 countries turn to the Tes community to share classroom expertise online. Tes invests over £50m in Tes Resources since launch in 2006, now used by 8 million educators around the globe. Tes Resources connects teachers with 640,000 free and paid lesson plans and resources created by their peers, helping them to deliver inspiring lessons. A global community of eight million... more
13 March 2017
Establishing a Tes presence in the UAE will help alleviate regional teacher shortages and improve teacher quality Tes has announced that it will open an office in Dubai to service the wider Middle East, demonstrating a commitment to reducing teacher shortages and helping improving teacher quality throughout the region. The company will be officially introduced to the Middle East market at the... more
10 March 2017
Tes has won a prestigious recruitment industry award for the ‘Best Online Candidate Experience’ for a jobsboard. The OnRec Online Recruitment Awards celebrate the success, growth, innovation, talent and achievements within the online recruitment industry. Tes was recognised by the judges for its work to reengineer and dramatically improve the traditional candidate experience for teachers. Tes... more
27 January 2017
Fishguard based company Edukey, part of the Tes group of companies, has been awarded a prestigious Bett award in the ‘ICT Leadership and Management solutions’ category. The award was won for its Class Charts product which provides teachers with data rich seating charts and streamlined behaviour management reports. Coinciding with Bett, the world’s leading event for learning technology, the awards... more
27 January 2017
Leading UK awards celebrating teachers and teaching will be the biggest and best yet Entries are now open for the 2017 TES School Awards, rewarding outstanding practice and dedication within the teaching profession. The awards are divided into categories, recognising the efforts of both individual teachers and entire schools. Those for individuals include English teacher or team of the year,... more
26 January 2017
Teachers are embracing the sharing economy by creating and sharing classroom resources that are being used all over the world. And UK teachers are leading the way. Over 8 million educators are now part of the fast growing tes.com network where teachers create and share free and paid classroom resources, tapping into a global community for inspiration and support. Many of the most popular... more
21 October 2016
The latest TES Teacher Recruitment Index from TES Global shows that schools filled a higher proportion of vacant posts during the Easter 2016 period than in any Easter period since 2012. However, there are growing worries that this is at the expense of teacher quality.  Schools are less happy with the calibre of candidates for teaching jobs, despite the rising appointment rate. 71% of schools... more
05 October 2016
Today, on World Teachers’ Day, digital education company TES Global announced that its staff have selected Camfed as its global charity partner.  Camfed supports the education of girls and the leadership of young women in partnership with the school systems in sub-Saharan Africa. This new partnership will bring measurable impact to one of the most important Sustainable Development Goals: SDG 4 -... more
21 September 2016
TES Global, the digital education company, has launched a School Portal that will cut the time spent on recruitment in schools. Built following in-depth research with teachers, it includes online application tracking, management tools and free job listings on new school jobs boards on tes.com. Schools are working harder to secure quality talent with teacher shortages in some subjects and regions... more
24 August 2016
Survey of 1,000 teachers suggests that while demand for free online resources is nearly universal, discoverability and ease of implementation remain concerns TES, home to the world’s largest online teacher network, released the results of its Open Education Resources (OER) Survey, which asked nearly 1,000 teachers heading back to school what they want from digital resources, and how OER impacts... more
01 July 2016
TES supports teachers and schools looking to work and offer part-time roles with new products, resources and incentives 77% of teachers who have left the profession would consider returning to teaching, but only for part-time or job share roles TES launches a dedicated part-time jobs hub and creates community for finding job share partners New data from TES spells out the rising demand for part... more
27 June 2016
World’s largest online teacher network will integrate with both Google Classroom and Google Expeditions to help teachers develop the next generation of digital resources tes.com, home to the world’s largest network of educators, and Google for Education are working together to help teachers create and share lessons worldwide. Announced at the 2016 ISTE conference, the collaboration will make it... more
17 June 2016
Seven in ten (70%) teachers would vote to remain a member of the EU 75% of teachers think a stable economy has a positive impact on the UK’s education system Over half (51%) say leaving the EU would have a negative impact on the future prospects of the pupils they teach Teachers in the UK are overwhelmingly in favour of remaining in the European Union, with the majority believing a vote for... more
12 April 2016
Acquisition expands TES Global’s UK footprint in supply teaching, adding the key Midlands region ABC Teachers provides schools with high-quality staff at a time of teacher shortages in many subjects TES Global (“TES”), the digital education company, has acquired a majority stake in ABC Teachers (“ABC”) www.abc-teachers.co.uk, a leading supply teaching agency. The acquisition is in line with the... more
24 March 2016
Talk of teacher shortages is self-perpetuating – over a third of teachers said talk about a “recruitment crisis” made them feel more likely to leave the profession But teachers want to play an active part in the debate about recruitment. 67% said they would feel more optimistic if they were “treated as partners in the debate, rather than objects of discussion” TES Teacher Recruitment Index data... more
21 March 2016
Deal represents unique opportunity to scale a successful and profitable UK edtech innovator with a suite of products loved by teachers, and is in line with previous strategic investments in promising ‘teacherpreneur’ led start-ups Class Charts and Provision Map have already helped EduKey build a global user base of over 350,000 teachers and 4 million students TES Global (“TES”), the digital... more
08 March 2016
Annual survey results suggest that connectivity and hardware barriers are falling as online sharing enables broad-based adoption of digital resources TES Global, digital education company and home to the world’s largest online teacher network, today published the findings of its second annual Teachers and Technology Survey. Conducted in January and February 2016, the survey gathered opinions on... more
22 January 2016
TES, the community of 7.9m teachers, has partnered with the RSC, V&A, British Museum, BFI and Into Film to launch Teaching Shakespeare The ambitious digital project brings together over 400 specially designed Shakespeare resources for the classroom into a single online collection, including many authored by teachers Teaching Shakespeare provides many digital routes into Shakespeare’s work,... more
19 January 2016
Budget pressures trump student outcomes when selecting edtech for schools UK teachers lag behind their US counterparts in making edtech decisions Mobile technologies most widely used globally, while UK leads US in use of gaming Teachers feel teacher training does not yet prepare them effectively to make the right technology decisions Teachers feel that they are the best creators of classroom... more
11 January 2016
Acquisition expands the company’s footprint in the supply teaching market and adds valuable expertise in London and the South East Presence in Australia allows Smart to attract a consistent supply of international teachers to London market at a time of shortage in many subjects TES Global (“TES”), the global digital education business, has acquired Smart Teachers (“Smart”), a leading London-... more
11 December 2015
Live stream of link between orbiting astronaut and classrooms in the UK 20-minute link will be Tim Peake’s only mass participation internet event with school children TES invites all UK schools to sign up to take part in the event live with Tim Peake on the ISS London, 11 December, 2015: TES, the world’s largest online community of teachers, along with the European Space Agency and UK Space... more
26 November 2015
Physics teacher in London is the hardest position to fill according to comprehensive recruitment study Schools in London, the South East and West Midlands struggling to fill vacancies Schools in particular regions in England are unable to fill positions and are particularly struggling to hire new staff in core subjects such as maths, English and physics according to a new TES Global study out... more
19 November 2015
After 10 successful years at the company, Louise Rogers has decided to step down as Chair of TES Global at the end of December 2015. Louise Rogers said: “TES Global is an incredible company with a bright future. With the support of owners TPG and the strong leadership team led by Rob Grimshaw, I feel very confident about the future of the company and believe that it is ready for the next and... more
06 November 2015
New compact print format is a return to the single publication of 105 years ago Making it easier for teachers to access industry content on any platform Additional professional advice and information service for school leaders TES, the world’s largest online network of teachers, today reveals a new compact format for its print publication in the UK, in a return to the single publication it used... more
30 September 2015
TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION PUBLISHES EXPANDED WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2015-16   First non-Anglo American university to enter top 10 in a decade is ETH Zurich Universities in 70 countries included in the rankings (29 new countries this year) Biggest THE World University Rankings ever with 801 universities ranked (up from 400 last year) Good year for Continental Europe; Germany has 20... more
26 August 2015
World’s largest and most active teacher network expands U.S. footprint Makes play for $8.3 billion digital education content market Gives 100% of U.S. proceeds back to teachers TES Global, a digital education business committed to supporting teaching and learning, today unveiled tes.com, an online marketplace for teacher-generated content and resources. Tes.com allows U.S. educators to access a... more
13 July 2015
TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced the appointment of Brigitte Ricou-Bellan as its new Managing Director, Digital. In her new role she will focus on delivering and scaling digital services for a global community of 7.3 million teachers. Brigitte joins TES Global from eBay Inc. where she started and led StubHub International. Based in the UK, Brigitte will lead a... more
30 June 2015
Shared commitment will ensure continued access to free resources on Share My Lesson, while providing teachers with new opportunities through TES Global’s online marketplace   The American Federation of Teachers and TES Global, which co-developed Share My Lesson, a free online collection of lesson plans and other educational resources, announced today that they are entering a new phase of their... more
03 June 2015
Combination of TES and HCUK will help remove barriers to qualification at a time of rising teacher shortages TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced the acquisition of the leading online and blended learning provider of teacher training programmes Hibernia College UK (HCUK). The acquisition enables TES to deliver a full suite of digital services that support teachers... more
18 May 2015
Australian teachers embrace open resources community – comments & reviews of classroom resources double that of global average, surges past 6 million downloads to date 250,000 Australian educators are now registered on the TES platform TES Australia (www.tesaustralia.com), the classroom resource sharing website for teachers, today announced that it has signed up its 250,000th member and... more
11 May 2015
●Former Auto Trader executive Craig Stevens joins as Chief Commercial Officer ●Stephen Pinches joins from Pearson as Director of CPD and Teacher Network●Lord Jim Knight appointed Chief Education Advisor ●Former Pearson executive Tom Glover joins as Communications Director TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced four new and high profile digital hires and appointments... more
13 April 2015
Leading global digital academic job network strengthens Times Higher Education position as world’s leading higher education media brandLondon: April 13, 2015. TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced the acquisition of online global higher education job network UniJobs. The addition of the Melbourne based and fast growing academic careers platform reinforces Times Higher... more
23 March 2015
London: March 23, 2015. TES, the largest network of teachers in the world, is launching a project to help transform the education landscape by giving teachers unprecedented access to the world’s very best cultural and online teaching resources.TES is joining forces with Ed Vaizey, Minister of Culture and the Digital Economy, together with the British Museum, the V&A, the Royal Shakespeare... more
10 March 2015
96% of teachers say technology plays a significant role in the classroom, but basic barriers still pose challengesAUSTIN, TX, March 10, 2015 --- Digital education company TES Global has today published findings from its first annual Teachers and Technology Survey at SXSWedu. This survey of 1,000 U.S. teachers and over 3,000 globally also marks the formal launch of TES Labs, a new platform... more
25 February 2015
Major investment in technology platform enables 7m teachers to buy & sell contentScale of TES Resources platform underlines surging popularity in open resourcesResearch shows that the resources are seen as a viable alternative to traditional teaching materials and textbooksTES Global, the global digital education business, today announced the launch of a new TES Resources online marketplace... more
30 January 2015
TES Global, the global digital education business, today announced that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Rob Grimshaw is to become its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on March 31, 2015. At the same time, current CEO Louise Rogers will step up to take on the role of Chair. The new leadership team will bring together the best of European digital and content knowledge, supported by TPG Capital’s... more
20 November 2014
TES Global, the company behind the world’s largest digital community of teachers and publisher of TES and Times Higher Education (THE), today announces the appointment of the Rt Hon David Willetts MP as chair of its new higher education advisory board.Mr Willetts, who served as the UK’s university and science minister from 2010 to 2014, will lead a board of international higher education experts... more
17 October 2014
TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over six million registered teachers - has launched a new online community where teachers and start-ups can develop effective edtech products together. TES Labs (www.tes.co.uk/labs) will enable the most important people in education – teachers – to share their ideas and expertise with entrepreneurs, so that they can build more... more
11 September 2014
TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over six million registered teachers - has announced a significant investment in Barton Woodhead Education Ltd. - developers of Diagnostic Questions (http://www.DiagnosticQuestions.com), a website that allows teachers to create and share 'hinge' questions that instantly identify student misconceptions in maths.Company Quotes and... more
04 September 2014
TES Global today announces the appointment of Rob Grimshaw as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Rob will start with TES Global in early November, joining from FT.com, the online branch of the Financial Times, where he is currently Managing Director. Rob has been responsible for the highly acclaimed and hugely impressive digital strategy which gained the Financial Times global recognition for... more
01 September 2014
TSL Education, the parent company of TES Connect.com, TES magazine, and THE, has changed its name to TES Global Limited to better reflect its position as a global education technology company across both the schools and higher education markets.In the schools market, TES Global has long been the UK’s leading platform for bringing teachers and schools together in one of the most vibrant jobs... more
29 July 2014
TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over 5.9 million registered teachers - has acquired Blendspace, a San Francisco-based company providing web-based tools that enable teachers to create digital, self-paced lessons for their classrooms and students.The transaction complements TES Global's strategy to enhance the reach and functionality of its digital resources sharing... more
13 June 2014
TES Global, formally TSL Education, the largest network of teachers in the world and UK's leading player in teacher recruitment, has acquired Vision For Education, one of the fastest growing supply teaching agencies in the UK. The transaction is the first step in TES Global's strategy to grow its recruitment business beyond the permanent hiring solutions marketplace into an adjacent segment. By... more
24 April 2014
12:35 PM Eastern Daylight TimeTSL Education (TSL), the largest single-profession social network in the world, with over 5.5 million registered members sharing hundreds of thousands of pieces of education content - has won the 2014 Return on Education (ROE) Award for Teacher Support from the Arizona State University, the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and GSV Advisors (ASU... more
04 March 2014
Today, TSL – the largest single-profession social network in the world, with 3.3 million registered teachers and hundreds of thousands of pieces of education content – announced the acquisition of Bay-Area based Wikispaces, creator of some of the most widely used online collaboration tools in the U.S. education sector. The combined platforms will support 1.4 million registered K-12 teachers in... more
10 February 2014
TSL Education, the largest network of teachers in the world, is pleased to announce that former Schools Minister, Lord Jim Knight is to join the global ed-tech company as Managing Director of Online Learning, effective from 1 April, 2014.Lord Knight has been an active member of TSL Education’s advisory board since 2011. His commitment to a permanent role at TSL will mean that he will step down... more
28 July 2013
AFT's Weingarten: "Share My Lesson allows educators to share tried-and-true ideas, lessons and teaching tools with their colleagues to improve the quality of teaching in America."The American Federation of Teachers, with British partner TES Connect, today officially launched "Share My Lesson," the nation's largest free collection of classroom resources created by teachers, for teachers, including... more
22 July 2013
Inspired by 100,000 Australian teachers, TES Australia launches TES Australia, (www.tesaustralia.com) is launched by the Hon. Adrian Piccoli, MP and Minister for Education, at an event at the parliament building today. Inspired by more than 100,000 Australian TES teachers, TES Australia was developed by TSL Education, the publishers of TES Connect (www.tesconnect.com) the largest network of... more
18 July 2013
TSL Education, the global digital education business is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by TPG Capital LLP from Charterhouse Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2013. The investment by TPG will enable the company to grow its considerable presence in the education sector and... more
20 June 2013
Global digital education business TSL Education last night made history at the 2013 Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Awards when it became the first ever company to collect the PPA's top accolade for a digital business product - for http://www.TESConnect.com - four years in a row.TES Connect won the 'Digital Innovation of the Year (Business Media) award at last night's proceedings, which... more
18 March 2013
TSL Education today announced that its free education resource-sharing websites www.tesconnect.com, www.tesindia.com and www.sharemylesson.com now connect more than 47 million teachers and students globally and are growing by more than 300,000 every week.These figures were obtained following extensive, detailed research by the company, which involved responses from an unprecedented 275,000... more
01 March 2013
Digital education company TSL Education, which hosts the largest online network of teachers in the world, today announced it has been included in the 2013 Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For list.This is the first year that TSL, which secured 93rd place on the prestigious listing, has taken part in the Best Companies survey. Best Companies polls the employees of companies in its survey... more
19 February 2013
Launched in 2012 in time for back to school in September, the free resource-sharing website for teachers, Share My Lesson, and TES Connect have recorded phenomenal success, with more than 200,000 U.S. teacher members registered in just five months. Created by teachers, for teachers and backed by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and TSL Education, Share My Lesson is on track to have more... more
15 November 2012
TSL Education, publishers of the world renowned TES Magazine and host to the world’s largest network of teachers, announce today the launch of TES India - a brand new website (http://www.tesindia.com/) built exclusively for Indian teachers and schools.The website, which is completely free to join and use, has been designed by teachers for teachers. It is home to more than 5, 00, 000 worksheets... more
24 June 2012
Teaching is an extraordinarily complex and challenging enterprise, made even more so by new academic standards to help students develop 21st-century skills and by years of harsh budget cuts. It can be reassuring for teachers to know that, for virtually every educational challenge they encounter, a fellow teacher somewhere undoubtedly has solved it. But it also can be frustrating: Who has come up... more
21 June 2012
TSL Education, the digital education company and publisher of the Times Educational Supplement (TES) and Times Higher Education (THE), celebrated winning two top accolades last night at the annual PPA Awards. The PPA Awards are the most coveted in the magazine publishing industry, acknowledging both excellence and innovation. They provide the benchmark by which UK publishing judges itself. TES... more
19 June 2012
Weingarten: “It’s by teachers, for teachers, and is a free, easy-to-use source for classroom resources. It will become every teacher’s go-to online destination for the support they need.”PALO ALTO, Calif.—The American Federation of Teachers, with Britain’s TES Connect, today unveiled “Share My Lesson,” which will become the largest online community for U.S. teachers to collaborate and share... more
15 June 2012
Teachers, so often the brunt of jokes about knocking off at 3pm and enjoying long lazy holidays, are actually some of the hardest workers in the country, says a new study published today. Research carried out amongst over 1,600 primary and secondary school teachers shows over half [55%] within the profession regularly spend more than 56 hours a week engaged in their work during term time.Even... more
24 May 2012
Hurry! The entry process will close on 15 June!The Times Higher Education Awards - recognising outstanding talent, creativity and imagination in UK higher education.Institutions, departments and individuals are invited to compete in a total of 18 categories that aim to highlight and celebrate the achievements of the sector at a time of real adversity.For the first time, the 2012 awards will also... more
18 May 2012
After the phenomenal success of last year’s inaugural TES FE awards, which attracted nominations from over 200 of the sector’s most talented and innovative professionals - the awards will be moving to Birmingham to join up with the Skills Show and promises to be bigger and better than ever.We are seeking submissions in 13 categories which recognise outstanding provision in all aspects of FE:... more
16 May 2012
The TES is the official media partner to The Academies Show, which will run on Wednesday 16 May 2012 at Olympia, London.Visit the TES on stand 73 and don't miss our seminars on Talent Management and Building Leadership Capacity - at all levels and Laying the Foundations: Doing the Simple Things RightFor more information please visit http://www.academiesshow.co.uk more
08 May 2012
TSL Education’s one-to-one online math tutoring service, TES BrightSpark, is today highlighted in the Times as ‘extra capacity’ tuition, which not only supports students struggling to keep up with their classmates, but leaves them asking for more.The Times cites Somers Heath Primary School in Thurrock, Essex, as being among those providing online support for pupils struggling with maths.... more
03 May 2012
The Avanta awards recognise journalists who excel in the fields of welfare reform, skills and unemployment. Julia’s four-page news focus on youth unemployment was cited for its punchy writing, backed up by lots of evidence.TESS editor Gillie Macdonald said: "We're delighted about Julia's success in these UK awards. We're a small team up here in Edinburgh, so it's great to add another trophy to... more
09 February 2012
The Minister of State for Schools Nick Gibb visited the TSL offices on 9 February to take part in a TES web chat on how we can encourage children and young people of all ages to read more books.Nick gave a speech on this very subject in which he announced that the DfE has launched a National Schools Reading Competition for 7-12 year olds.You can read what was covered in the web chat at http://www... more
06 December 2011
TSL Education, publishers of the TES and TES.co.uk, the world’s largest professional network for teachers, has acquired a 50% stake in Sandgate Systems Limited, the owners of PropertyPrefect. It will be part of the TES BuyWire offering that enables schools to save money and manage spend and risk in non academic areas more effectively.TES BuyWire will be re-launched in January and is already... more
11 November 2011
Editor of the Times Educational Supplement Scotland Gillie Macdonald was named Business and Professional Magazine Editor of the Year, at the 2011 PPA Scottish Magazine Awards. Gillie saw off competition from The Scottish Farmer, Law Society publication The Journal and Holyrood magazine.Furthermore, the TESS team was highly-commended in all of the remaining categories in which they were... more
17 June 2011
Between the TES and the THE, TSL Education secured four of the main accolades at the 2011 PPA Awards. TES Connect won Digital Product of the Year, with Gerard Kelly named as Editor of the Year, and the THE won both the Weekly Business Magazine of the Year and Business Media Brand of the Year. The judges were unanimous in their praise:• TES Connect: Digital Product of the Year. The judges said, “... more
24 February 2011
TSL Education today announced that it is to relaunch its market-leading and award-winning Scottish publication Times Educational Supplement Scotland (TESS) as a full-colour magazine.The first issue of the new-look TESS goes on sale tomorrow (Friday). It includes an in-depth jobs investigation - where teachers are likeliest to find vacancies, where the subject shortages are and where good... more
14 January 2011
50% of primary schools seeking a new Head unsuccessful in one in five local authoritiesOnly 11% of local authorities had no primary schools that needed to re-advertise"The Coalition inherited a school leadership crisis from Labour."Professor John Howson commented that, "The 2009/10 school year had been a disastrous one for many primary schools seeking a new head teacher. A record 40% of adverts... more
07 January 2011
TES Resources will host exciting teacher-led workshops for the first time at BETT 12-15th January 2011. The team of teachers will provide inspiring lesson ideas and tips on using resources for Early Years,Primary and Secondary English, Maths, Modern Foreign Languages and Religious Education.Presenters include the YouTube sensation Christopher Thorne of Mr Thorne Does Phonics, whose videos have... more
22 November 2010
TSL Education's market leading online recruitment service, HireWire, has been awarded Product Development of the Year at the Digital Publishing Awards 2010 held in Brighton on Friday. Honoured for its innovation and achievement in digital information services the judges were impressed with its ability to save schools time and resources as well as being completely free to use.Bill Donoghue,... more
12 November 2010
TES Resources is proud to announce that for the first time, the landmark figure of one million classroom resources were downloaded by teaching professionals in just one week leading up to 4 November 2010.The most popular teaching resources downloaded during this period were ones themed around Remembrance Day. Other popular topics were Bonfire Night, Nursery Rhymes (with a science twist!) and... more
14 October 2010
TSL Education Ltd ("TSL") is pleased to announce the acquisition of Schoolquote, a major provider of online procurement solutions for schools.Schoolquote provides innovative and secure buying resources for individual schools and communities of public sector organisations. Its range of “free to buyer” tools brings together the buying knowledge and buying powers of buyers with similar needs.... more
19 August 2010
The TES has the 13th best growth rate of all non-free titles in the UK - higher than both The Week and The Economist (18th & 19th respectively), making it one of the most popular titles this year.The latest ABC certificate shows that the TES circulation (including the TESS) has grown by a significant 14.5% in the last six months; which, in a world of falling print circulations, is a... more
18 August 2010
TSL Education is delighted to announce the formation of its strategic Advisory Board, which Lord David Puttnam CBE will Chair.Lord Puttnam is to head up the new body, which will also include the outgoing General Secretary of the National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) Mick Brookes; the outgoing General Secretary of the Association of School & College Leaders (ASCL) Dr. John Dunford OBE... more
18 June 2010
TSL Education secured one of the most coveted awards at the 2010 PPA Awards as its website for the teaching community, TES Connect, was named Business Web Service of the Year.As the UK's largest teaching exchange platform, TES Connect is demonstrably contributing to rising standards in teaching practices and transforming the learning environment for young people. The judges said ".... this large... more
14 May 2010
TSL Education announced today that it will take over the running of the STAR Awards, the annual celebration of achievements in the further education and training sector, from 2011.TSL Education will take over the awards from the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).LSIS will continue to host this year’s awards ceremony in November, working in partnership with TSL Education who will be... more
30 April 2010
TSL Education, publisher of The Times Educational Supplement (TES) and the Times Higher Education (THE), is celebrating multiple nominations across two prestigious industry awards this year: The PPA Awards and the AOP Awards.In the PPA Awards, TSL's award-winning website TES Connect is up for Business web service of the year; Times Higher Education is nominated for Weekly business magazine of the... more
22 February 2010
TSL Education's revolutionary free online recruitment service for schools, TES HireWire, approaches its first anniversary with an incredible 75 percent of secondary schools in England signed up and celebrates its 2,500th school coming on board today.In a similar incredible achievement, TES HireWire LA, exclusively designed for local authorities and launched just a month ago, has already got 50... more
14 December 2009
TSL Education has launched Version 2 of TES HireWire, its revolutionary free online recruitment service for schools, which offers new features and improved performance based on user feedback. The enhancements in Version 2 include leading-edge data security, improved message handling, and the ability for schools to add screening questions to the recruitment filtering process.The latest... more
02 November 2009
TSL Education's revolutionary, free online recruitment service for schools, TES HireWire, continues to make a huge difference to school recruitment in the UK as take-up amongst schools grows at a faster pace, exceeding all expectations. With more than 1,500 secondary schools signed up and using the service (45% of secondary schools in England), TES HireWire has now established itself as the... more
20 October 2009
The TSL Board have promoted Louise Rogers to CEO of TSL Education Limited in recognition of her valued contribution to the growth of the company since its sale by News International four years ago.TSL Chairman Bernard Gray said: "Louise has been the powerhouse behind TSL's rejuvenation since 2005. Her work on revitalising our publications, driving our sales effort, focusing our Internet business... more
01 July 2009
TSL Education has today announced at an exclusive event at The Wallace Collection in London that, following the phenomenal success of TES HireWire, its free online school recruitment service, it will launch a completely free online hosted jobs board version of the service, TES HireWire LA for all Local Authorities.Speaking at the event, Bernard Gray, Executive Chairman of TSL Education, said: "... more
04 June 2009
On Tuesday June 2, TSL won two top awards at the prestigious 2009 Association of Online Publishers (AOP) Awards: Best Website, Business, for TES Connect and Best Digital Publisher, Business, beating off high profile competitors such as Reed, UBM, Haymarket and Incisive.TSL also received a special mention for a third entry, Best Editorial Team, Business.The awards event, held annually, seeks to... more
03 June 2009
TSL Education, publisher of Times Educational Supplement (TES), is seeing further outstanding take-up of its free online schools recruitment service, gaining huge market share and exceeding initial take-up expectations. The company reports that more than 750 schools (23% of secondaries) have signed up for its service.Bill Donoghue, Director at TES HireWire, says: "Since the launch of TES HireWire... more
18 May 2009
TES HireWire is a completely free online recruitment service that is revolutionising the way schools recruit. From placing an advertisement to making a successful appointment, The feedback says it all supports the entire process, saving schools time, money and resources. The service also helps schools communicate quickly and effectively with candidates, helping them to recruit the best teachers... more
30 April 2009
London - May 18th. 2009: TES HireWire is a completely free online recruitment service that is revolutionising the way schools recruit. From placing an advertisement to making a successful appointment, TES HireWire supports the entire process, saving schools time, money and resources. The service also helps schools communicate quickly and effectively with candidates, helping them to recruit the... more
22 April 2009
TSL Education Ltd is celebrating eight nominations across six of the most prominent Business Media categories in the PPA Magazines 2009 Awards for editorial and publishing excellence.Named PPA Business media brand of the year in 2008, the Times Educational Supplement (TES) is once more short listed in the Business media brand category; TES Connect (TES.co.uk) is nominated in the Business website... more
21 April 2009
TES Connect is proud to announce that it has been nominated for Best Employment Website in the 13th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.Used by thousands of schools and colleges, with over 700,000 registered users and more than 1.3 million monthly visitors (... more
14 April 2009
TSL Education announces over one million monthly downloads and over 12 million resources shared on the TES Connect online community since its launch in August 2008. The TES Connect site has achieved a 500 per cent growth in resource downloads and continues to change the lives of teachers and their pupils with millions of resources being shared every month through online collaboration.The resource... more
27 March 2009
The Times Higher Education (THE) was awarded the Gold Award for the ‘Most effective promotional campaign by a smaller magazine*’ at the Association of Circulation Executives (ACE) Press Awards 2009.Judges commended TSL’s entry submission, which highlighted innovative thinking and excellent teamwork between the THE’s editorial, newstrade and subscriptions teams, saying: “This category proved to be... more
09 February 2009
The Times Educational Supplement is delighted to announce that field trials of its new online applicant tracking system for schools have been brought forward to February in response to strong demand from schools and Local Authorities. The new system, to be called TES HireWire, will be completely free and will allow schools to handle all stages of recruitment electronically.TES HireWire will give... more
28 November 2008
The TESS (The Times Educational Supplement Scotland) was named Business and Professional Magazine of the Year at the PPA’s Scottish Magazine Awards 2008, one of the publishing industry's top awards ceremonies.Published by TSL Education Limited, The TESS has been shortlisted in the Business and Professional Magazine of the Year category for two consecutive years in the PPA’s Scottish Magazine... more
22 August 2008
Launch of TESconnect highlights how the Internet will give back 14.3 million hidden hours to UK teachers by 20125,000 teachers say social networking will revolutionise the teaching professionNew research, released today, proves that social networking, resource sharing and collaboration has the potential to transform the productivity and working lives of the UK teaching community and fundamentally... more
28 July 2008
TSL Education, publisher of the Times Educational Supplement and the Times Higher Education, has acquired Education Data Surveys (EDS) for an undisclosed sum. EDS provides research and information about the education sector and is the leading provider of management information on the job market for classroom teachers and leaders in the education community.As part of the agreement, Professor... more
02 June 2008
TSL Education is delighted to announce the appointment of Gerard Kelly as the new Editor of the Times Educational Supplement (TES) and the promotion of Ann Mroz to the role of Editor on the Times Higher Education (THE).Mr Kelly has been in education journalism for 17 years, most recently as editor of the newly re-launched and critically acclaimed Times Higher Education. He replaces Karen Dempsey... more
07 May 2008
Britain’s leading educational newspaper, the Times Educational Supplement (TES) was named Business media brand of the year at the PPA Magazines 2008 awards for editorial and publishing excellence.Acknowledging the brand’s huge recognition rate judges described TES as "an extraordinarily strong brand" that is "clearly at the heart of its community".Published by TSL Education, TES has continued to... more
01 April 2008
TSL Education Limited today announces the sale of its 43% holdings in ECCTIS Limited to leading student recruitment, marketing and management company, Hobsons plc.Formed in 1989, the principal activity of ECCTIS is that of National and International qualifications and accreditation. The company currently has three main sections, these are the UK National Academic Recognition Information Centre (... more
19 March 2008
The Times Educational Supplement (TES) has received nominations across five of the most prominent Business Media categories in the PPA Magazines 2008 Awards for editorial and publishing excellence.The TES is shortlisted for the Weekly Business Magazine of the Year award and the Business Media Brand of the Year category, while the publication’s online presence – the TES website, www.tes.co.uk - is... more
22 October 2007
Following its successful re-launch last year, The TESS (The Times Educational Supplement Scotland) has been recognised with a nomination at one of the publishing industry's top awards ceremonies.Published by TSL Education Limited, The TESS has been shortlisted in the Business and Professional Magazine of the Year category in the PPA's Scottish Magazine Awards 2007 for Editorial and Publishing... more
12 June 2007
TSL Education, the UK’s leading educational publisher, today announces that it has sold Nursery World, and its corresponding website (www.nurseryworld.co.uk) to Haymarket Media Group. Nursery World is the market leader in the sector and is targeted at nursery managers and staff in the UK. The successful 82-year-old publication has a fully paid circulation of over 20,000.Louise Rogers, Managing... more
14 May 2007
 TSL Education, the UK’s leading educational publisher, today announces that it has been acquired by Charterhouse Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum. Under the arrangement, the existing management team will be staying with the business to drive through TSL’s plans for growth.Bernard Gray, Chief Executive of TSL Education, said “All of us are immensely grateful to Exponent Private Equity, our... more
22 March 2007
After its successful relaunch last year, The TES (The Times Educational Supplement) has been rewarded with multiple nominations at two of the publishing industry's top awards ceremonies.The TES has been shortlisted in three categories in the PPA Magazines 2007 Awards for Editorial and Publishing Excellence.Widely know as the publishing industry's 'Oscars', the PPA Awards are dedicated to... more
10 November 2006
Britain’s leading educational newspaper, the Times Educational Supplement launches in a new format on Friday 10 November boosted by a £5 million revamp that covers the print newspaper and glossy magazine and the www.tes.co.uk TES website.The TES is Britain’s best read educational weekly - read by everyone in from classroom teachers and assistants to heads, educational suppliers and government... more