Monthly Archives: May 2014

Guest Blog 1: Leaving the Big Smoke

I left a central London secondary school to work closer to home. Why? Well I’d spent over 9 years commuting into London, so working close to home was a major factor. It was still a bit of a risk – … Continue reading

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A personal journey out of the classroom (4): you too can hokey-cokey!

Around this time I started an M.A. in Education where I carried out some action research in the classroom. It was partly face-to-face but mostly online which helped as I could study when I liked. The action research was carried … Continue reading

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A personal journey out of the classroom (3)

Along the way, I acquired a part time (literally, one day a week) role as a coordinator for a regional educational organisation, which involved setting up teacher groups and networks. This was a wonderful opportunity and I would encourage those … Continue reading

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