Never too late to become a teacher

17th November 2000 at 00:00
I was interested in Elaine Elliman's First Encounter. I am in my fifties and have been a classroom assistant for the past six years. With much encouragement from staff, I have started a degree in education and literacy. I found t hard at first but am now enjoying it and realise I should have done it years ago. Hopefully I may then be able to do a PGCE and become a teacher. It's never too late to start!

Ray Glenn

Sefton, Merseyside

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