Recently, I’ve been around parents whose children haven’t started school on a full-time basis yet. Parenthood involves and includes many things, but based on the parents I know (outside of teaching), it isn’t full of time to plan and reflect! So when do parents get the time to think about Read more
In 2016/17 the NSPCC helped make over 1.8 million children safer. Could your actions make a child less at risk? Not too long ago, a friend of mine told me that was struggling to tolerate hearing her neighbour call her 5-year-old, a ‘good for nothing’ f****** bi*** on a daily Read more
National Union of Teachers’ Annual Conference I attended the National Conference a few weeks ago and was hugely moved by the speakers and the messages they shared. The fragility of the mental health of our students and staff was one of the issues that came through loud and clear. Below Read more
Here’s a guest post from Radhika Madlani. She is a mother, an employee, a wife, a writer and so much more. Seeing as she juggles so much already, I thought I’d add to her load and ask her to write a guest post for you! 🙂 This post is about Read more
I’ve been part of or present during many conversations about why others should have children. Here are some of the reasons I’ve heard. Do any of these convince you? To love them. To continue the family name. Because it’s your duty. For inheritance purposes. So you have someone to look Read more
Why are other usually ‘quiet’ Unions speaking up against the planned, intentional, massacre of the education system?
Unions that historically don’t speak out, don’t campaign, don’t take action; are speaking up about the fast pace at which the Education system is being destroyed! Why? What’s so bad? Here it is in a nutshell! What’s happened so far Pay freeze for 2011 and 2012 1% limits for 2013 Read more