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Secret Teacher: brilliant eccentrics are a dying breed in education | The Guardian

They may not play by Ofsted’s rules, but we should cherish maverick teachers – they can change students’ lives.

As I look around the staffroom I am struck by the fact that, among the piles of exercise books and unwashed coffee cups, there is an endangered species, dwindling to the point of extinction.

I’m not talking about the semi-corporate teachers who look like they’d be more at home in a boardroom than a classroom – they are flourishing. The threatened group I speak of is that most British breed: the eccentric.

Read more here: Secret Teacher: brilliant eccentrics are a dying breed in education | Teacher Network | The Guardian

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One comment on “Secret Teacher: brilliant eccentrics are a dying breed in education | The Guardian

  1. Tanna Pikey
    November 7, 2015

    Hello, how’s it going? Just shared this post with a colleague, we had a good laugh. Education Portal

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