Dear Druid, This morning I went to my daughter’s primary school to watch their production of “Around the World in 80 Days”. I have to say, despite the amount of rehearsal that appeared to go into this, it was utter shit! I could barely hear a word that was said, as most of the ‘actors’ […]
Nicky Morgan, yesterday tried to persuade teachers that she knew best and that testing children until they bleed is good for them.
Looking like a rabbit caught in the headlights of a fast moving car, an apparently terrified Nicky Morgan filmed an agonisingly patronising video, that assumed that all teachers and educationalists are stupid and don’t know what they are talking about. Auto-cue Staring for some reason, slightly above the camera; presumably reading an auto-cue prepared by one […]
The British Government admitted today that the controversial "Troops for Teachers" scheme, has failed as only 28 ex-troops ended up qualified to teach at the end of the year.
Michael Gove hoped that 2000 ex-service personnel would want to become teachers, but only 28 finally qualified. Those who did join the scheme found the transition from battlefield to the classroom quite difficult, as many of the skills learned on the firing range, and in close combat, are not readily transferable to the classroom. Discipline Issues […]