I can’t take credit for Javad’s achievements, but he showed me the amazing difference we can make. It was the last week of term. At the front of the hall, year 6 nudged each other: the speeches were over, the …
Pride 2016. It was not my first, but I felt the same level of excitement I’d had as a teenager. In my hands I held a large rainbow sign that proudly declared, ‘Love is Love’. But the slogan wasn’t the …
Children won’t remember marks. They will remember their teachers, the ones who cherished them and opened their doors to learning and life opportunities.
As a London-based art and design teacher, seeing a subject colleague recognised on an international platform made me brim with pride.
Some people seem to think that all teenagers spend their time loitering in town centres. The vast majority I teach are polite, kind, and eager to learn.
I am trained to plan well-structured lessons, but my real success was taking a step back and giving pupils the space and confidence to ask questions
I am pleased to be back in teaching because it really does makes a difference to young peoples’ lives. But I’m focused on my practice, not management