Candles in the Darkness (Part Two)

Last week I wrote a post about the need to be candles in the darkness. My point was that these times are dark, both in the wider world and in education. Funding cuts are biting, micromanagement is rife and teachers are fleeing the profession. I asked that each of us try to be candles in…

Teaching Stress

@Oldandrewuk started an interesting discussion on Twitter earlier after posting a poll asking about the proportion of teacher’s stress that came from management. Not an easy question to answer and highly dependent on the schools you have taught in. I have found that stress comes from a number of sources – some directly from management,…