Monthly Archives: April 2014

A personal journey out of the classroom (2)

Things changed with other classes where the behaviour of some pupils was an issue, and for one individual, flagged at local authority level. It was then that a few physical health niggles started and some serious stress, on reflection, developed. … Continue reading

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A personal journey out of the classroom (1)

The rot started setting in even before the end of my NQT year. It was the year I had 34 children in my class, including several with statements of special educational need, and many with the usual multitude of other … Continue reading

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Invitation to guest blogger teachers

Many teachers and school staff have told me stories about their worries leaving teaching. They often say they feel trapped and apprehensive about the future, as they assume the job market is so poor that they’ll end up doing a … Continue reading

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Feeling all adrift? Are you in the wrong job?

If you’ve been feeling like you’re ready to jump ship from a life in the classroom and are feeling all at sea about the options available to you, it’s hoped that this blog might go some way to providing you with … Continue reading

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