Steve Eddison

Workers down tools over a case of management error

Pupils show impressive solidarity when their designated jobs are threatened

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It’s hard covering for an absent colleague this early in the academic year. New rules, new routines and a new computer-based reward system called ClassDojo can be confusing. It’s a job that calls for someone with organisational skills. Someone experienced in the art of classroom management. Someone who has his finger on the pulse of modern behavioural strategies and the wherewithal to promote a calm and efficient learning environment.

The first bout of unrest happened when a pink Post-it note, with the class registration log-in written on it, mysteriously went missing. It was eventually ...

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