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Maybe I should address my multiple personality disorder

Our columnist is beginning to think that we need to be presenting to students in a slightly more honest way

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Authenticity of experience is something that should be high up on every college’s agenda.

It’s very difficult to prepare a student vocationally without modelling what actually goes on in their chosen profession. Good courses go out of their way to let learners sample what really happens out on the shop floor – and help them prepare for it.

This had me thinking about “authenticity” in my own role. Just about every teacher has a persona they take with them when they step to wherever it is they’re teaching. I’ve certainly got one.

Teacher Tom is different to Everything Else Tom, which is a good ...

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