I am a teacher.

Great words that I agree with.

No longer XLIX

It took me five years to train and qualify as a teacher. I worked as a TA and HLTA whilst accomplishing this. I brought up two boys who have now/nearly flown the nest. Whilst I was doing my training I so looked forward to the day when I was asked what I did for a living and could say that I was a teacher. Never did I guess it would be when I was buying a new bed in John Lewis with interest free credit – but that’s another story.

There have been many things written about teachers recently… The Guardian Secret Teacher section has recently been criticised for being negative and is now doing a u-turn!

As we approach the General Election, teacher politics are to the fore and online chats focus on what changes we would like to see and the role of OFSTED…… Important I know but…

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