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Stress? What stress?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by monicabilongame, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

  2. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    :)
    One of the reasons my dad gave for quitting teaching when he did, is that he felt like he was watching his colleagues turn old and grey before their time, and he didn't want to go the same way. I, on the other hand, think that teachers are generally remarkably youthful looking (considering the stress of the job). Poverty, smoking, bad diet and chronic ill health tend to age people much faster than just about anything else.
     
  3. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Ah but new reforms have overcome this problem... instead, any teacher of long service is now driven out on capability... so saving the younger teachers the pain of seeing 'ageing'.
     
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  4. Yoda-

    Yoda- Lead commenter

    Teaching has become a bit like the film "Logan's run". You get too old and your culled. Their life before being bumped off seems preferable to teaching though...

     
    rachelpaula008 likes this.
  5. delnon

    delnon Lead commenter

    And saving oodles of dosh on expensive pensions too, what?
     
  6. ValentinoRossi

    ValentinoRossi Star commenter

    LOVE that image, Monicabilongame!! It will be on our staff noticeboard pronto!
     
    kibosh likes this.

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