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A pat on the back for the chalkies!

Discussion in 'Scotland - education news' started by Dominie, Jul 17, 2015.

  1. Dominie

    Dominie New commenter

    Evening all.



    Not been here for a while. I have other things to do, having retired two years ago. I have looked in now and again though and I see that life goes on in the staff room, with the usual mixture of triumph, disaster and humour!

    I thought I would share this, just in case you lot have been down a mine somewhere or out of touch abroad during your hols. It reminded me of why I did the job in the first place and continued to do it for 38 years. For me, it represents what we can expect from our finest young people in their respective fields, given the opportunity of supportive parents and a good Scottish education.

    Give yourselves a pat on the back. You helped Mhairi and tens of thousands like her to achieve ...

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/33531466/mhairi-blacks-first-speech-five-things-we-learned
     

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