Tag: education

I don’t want to be resilient

I want teaching to be less stressful. I want teachers to feel that working their contracted hours is more than enough to be a good-enough teacher. I want Ofsted to disband. I want league tables to be consigned to the dust-bin of bad ideas…

Take some time

Fresh from the Southampton Education School Health and Wellbeing Conference, I’m ready for a rest. It was a fantastic day with some switched-on and enthusiastic trainees. Experienced teachers need to model saying ‘No’ and taking control of workload and unreasonable demands, or we will…

Time for something completely different

Well, sort of. I’m heading to the University of Southampton, for their annual Health and Wellbeing conference for teachers and trainee teachers. I teach all the time, be it runners, children or education professionals, but this just feels a bit different. It will be…