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Discussion in 'Personal' started by teachingking123, Nov 16, 2015.
What is the biggest problem and why?
Everything because that is life.
Constant interference from SLT/Middle Managers who don't trust us to do our jobs.
Saw that in an old age when I was at secondary. The following is a piece of banta- Leopards went to school?
Leopards do go to school... or did.
But we don't change our spots.
Another problem could be the trend in modern builds and Academies to not give teachers [this might be a secondary thing] their own classroom. So you are constantly moving materials around on a trolley of some sort. Or carrying multiple crates of books.
Sorry Ianokia. I work in primary. But still have lots of books.
My biggest issue (at a grammar/academy) was behaviour management. One class had a number of racial incidents, threats of violence, bullying,etc. One student was excluded for drawing pictures of how he would kill another student (with red pen for the blood); I ended up bringing tissues, wet wipes,plasters (for when they'stabbed'themselves with their own pens), cups/water and used a bucket when one of them felt they had Ebola. I found the most effective was the use of my own phone - to call their parents in class to inform them of whatever excuse du jour. No such problems in my new school (independent) but just chattiness, etc
Hyperaccountability, aka OFSTED paranoia.