He led a very successful school to even greater heights, including pathfinder status. His pioneering efforts in workforce reform were highlighted by ministers at government roadshows. When he was seconded to work on the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust iNet project, he was publicly celebrated by his governors.
Since my retirement, I have come to the conclusion that the teaching council wastes massive time and resources hearing many trivial and minor cases that would be better resolved through GTC-appointed arbitrators at a local level.
Alan Whelan Carrahone, Co Kerry.