Once we’re labelled a certain way, are we perceived in that way for life? Once someone is deemed a sex offender, are they always a sex offender? If the feeling is that sex offenders aren’t capable of changing and they shouldn’t be ‘let loose’; should they ever be released? It can 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
The harm caused by ISIS The terrorist group ISIS have physically and emotionally hurt hundreds of thousands of people. It’s not just the act of killing people, but the fear caused by it, the insecurity felt as a result, the helplessness and frustration that we are left with. There are Read more
This is a poem about events which have happened over and over again throughout history. They are not limited to groups belonging to specific races, castes, faiths, gender, sexual orientation, class, nationality etc. I would love to say that humanity will prevail and these scenarios won’t be repeated in the Read more
Gold by Spandau Ballet used to succinctly, sarcastically but more importantly, truthfully explain what’s happening in Education.
I can’t find the words to express the mixture of emotions that arose as I smiled, whilst watching and listening to this video! It’s just over 3 minutes long. Do watch it. 🙂
Why are teachers more willing to strike now than ever before? Below are some presentations that briefly describe the journey to us getting here. The antagonistic comments, the lies to the public, the threats, the reversal of decisions that were taken within a few years of then being agreed and Read more