Month: April 2020

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Anonymous Teacher: Teachers make all other professions possible

There’s a quote on my fridge which says ‘Teachers make all other professions possible’ which never ceases to resonate for me in my daily work. A few years ago, whilst working in one of the most deprived areas in Europe (according to the EU deprivation index) I stumbled into what I can only describe as a professional nightmare; a real glimpse into the hell that can be wrought by frightened and over-promoted ‘managers’ (when did this happen!), narcissistic and unfettered senior leaders and a despotic, micro managing head.