Tweet your enthusiasm

Twitter triggers an outpouring of love for teaching

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Why is teaching such a great job? When Tes Scotland posed that question in a spur-of-the-moment tweet, the replies poured in – and led one teacher to describe the rapidly expanding thread as the “best advertising for teaching I have seen in a long time”.

Whether it was a reaction to negative coverage of education or a sign of renewed enthusiasm before a new school year, it struck a chord that rippled around the world. Some said they relished a rare chance to portray teaching in a positive light. One school leader even used it in CPD to inspire her colleagues.

Amid this wave of positivity, ...

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