Stand down and stand in

4th June 2004 at 01:00
Back to the Scottish conference of the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers in Carnoustie and a debate on - what else? - early retirement and pensions.

Ian McCubbin, Perth and Kinross, admitted that at 51 and with a young family he had no thoughts of retirement, unlike most of the other delegates, and wanted to work beyond 60.

"Anyway, what would I do with all that time?" McCubbin asked.

Delegates chorused spontaneously: "Supply work."

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now