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Has Teaching Changed?

No, goodbye. OK I can expand. When I was a kid at school there were good teachers who were intent on expanding my mind, challenging me and generally making my educational experience a great one. Well to be honest there … Continue reading

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There’s Tracking and There’s Tracking

I know I’ve been away for a while (they used to say that when you had been in the nick) In truth I have been studying for my DTTLS and learning the craft of a College Lecturer. ‘Ah,’ I hear you … Continue reading

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The Ofsted Visit

 So we have had a week of Ofsted. If you live in a foreign land you may have no idea what Ofsted is, so here we go. They are a group of people who visit schools, colleges and places of … Continue reading

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Is it me? Really, is it?

Anyone who read some of my earlier posts will be aware I recently switched jobs from carpenter to carpentry lecturer. There is a difference between teacher and lecturer but I’m not sure what it is. If I had to guess … Continue reading

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A Week in Further Education. Oh My!

So here I am still alive and kicking after my first week as a Carpentry Lecturer in a Further Education College. The first two days were pure induction, now you know I’m not one to pick fault ;-) but really? All … Continue reading

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Me, People, Agencies and that job thing.

I love people, I love the way they make logic out of nothing. You haven’t seen my CV, obviously. I’ll fill you in quickly. Carpenter/ carpenter teacher, ex mechanic, ex DJ, ex fisherman (under water). Enough of the ‘ex’s or … Continue reading

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