Love and Education

Love and Education

Love is not a word we often feel allowed to use in education. But it’s there.  Of course it’s there. As educators, we (usually at some point do or have) love our subject and many of us love our jobs – at least the teaching bit – hence why we...
Brex-sted Inspectors?

Brex-sted Inspectors?

A recent conversation I had with a Secondary School student: Me: How are your English lessons going in school at the moment? Pupil: Oh, we’re not having real English lessons, haven’t for weeks. Me: Oh dear, why’s that? Pupil: Because of Brexit....
Safety First (Learning Second)

Safety First (Learning Second)

I have taught in various guises for 17 years. I have mentored trainee teachers, taught PGCE students at University and written articles on teaching. But it is only in the last 2-3 years I have been able to reflect and articulate the first step to my teaching approach....

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