Miss, are you a lesbian?

Miss, are you a lesbian?

This month is LGBT History Month in UK schools. I am an out teacher,  and as it happens, no, I am not a lesbian – I’m bisexual. (although it’s tricky sometimes to say the B word in front of 30+ teenagers – it has the word SEX in, and can lead a...
Finnish Education: Part 2

Finnish Education: Part 2

With my second school visit under my belt, my head around the main points and differences between Finland and the UK, I have been able to find many surprising similarities, and have even found the odd thing about the British system that I think works better! Missed...
As Subjects We Stand Together

As Subjects We Stand Together

“Elevating some disciplines over others only reinforces outmoded assumptions of industrialism and offends the principle of diversity.”[1] In addition, dividing subjects rigidly in education is impractical and unrealistic. In our day-to-day lives we do not function in...

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