Are We Supposed To Be Teachers or Surrogate Parents?

So many times in the media we see teachers and schools being dragged through the mud for getting something 'wrong'. Half the time I look at those 'wrong' things, and wonder why the school is concerned with it in the first place. We see all the time teachers in the bad books for not teaching …

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The Most Stressful Thing

This is the eighth part of my Reflection Series – a self-reflection of my year teaching in the UK. What has caused you the most stress this year? I cannot point to one single most stressful thing about this year, it is all clumped in together adding to the strain. Any one of the stressful things on …

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