Honestly, they think you're great

2nd February 2001 at 00:00
TEACHERS may sometimes feel undervalued, but they are often the most important person in a child's life outside of their own family, according to a survey by London's Institute of Education, of nearly 1,000 pupils aged 10 t 12. The response of one boy was typical: "He was my favourite teacher in the school. If he hadn't been at school, I don't think I would have been that clever. He's told me everything that I really want to know."

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