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Guest Blog 6: The world is my oyster…or even my seafood platter

When ExitTeaching approached me about doing a blog post about leaving teaching I wasn’t sure whether I should. Despite the fact I had considered leaving a few times over the past 12 years I never took it seriously, it was … Continue reading

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Guest Blog 4: Not Part of ‘The Plan’

Nearly two years ago I took a year off teaching to write full time.  Next year will be my third year away from teaching, but I still haven’t had the chance to write much at all. As often happens, ‘life’ … Continue reading

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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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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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