My last column about teacher tiredness sparked a reaction. Teachers called me names, swore at me and made statements about my work ethic and assumptions about my personal life.
The most irritating were those who told me that I don’t get tired because…I work in FE.
Go after me and I will challenge you. But go after my sector and I will slowly reach for my Walter White Heisenberg hat and calmly suggest that you “tread lightly”.
For those who don’t know what FE is, here’s a quick cheat-sheet to shove up your knowledge base:
- We teach 16- to 18-year-olds at all levels. Those with a grade 3 in ...