The fear is creeping in. The headaches are convulsing across the eyes. The neck and shoulders tense. There are only a few days of the holiday remaining and the work fear is already mounting. With bomb-shell records of teacher burn-out, according to Education Support’s Teacher Wellbeing Index, 2021, 72% of staff members are ‘stressed’, itContinue reading “Glass Ceilings”
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How relevant is the teaching of Shakespeare in inner-city secondary schools in 2021?
Whilst finishing the tremendously exciting unit of work on creative writing, I announced to my bright year 9 group that when we return from home learning we will be starting the next unit of work…on… Shakespeare! Even through the normally blank, silent screens, I was met with a groan and sad emojis in the classContinue reading “How relevant is the teaching of Shakespeare in inner-city secondary schools in 2021?”