Monthly Archives: November 2015

Tolerance and the job description

A common theme I’ve noticed in schools (both primary and secondary) is the promotion of┬áTolerance as a concept to be taught to the pupils. In general, this is admirable, in practice this impossible. Not so much in the ideals of … Continue reading

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Ofsted want to see…

“Ofsted want to see…” “Ofsted expect…” “Ofsted are very keen on…” Really? Are you saying this because you’re an Ofsted inspector, and this is something you’ll be looking out for when you do your next inspection? Or are you saying … Continue reading

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A fresh perspective

I’m back. Blogging, that is. I never went away from supply teaching. But something happened that made me think I needed to reappraise my position and ideas with regard to teaching and following educational policies. I had just described a … Continue reading

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