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27th January 2006 at 00:00
Teaching has a lot in common with acting, since it involves a performance in front of an audience. But where is the script and what part are you meant to play? Many teachers find it hard, particularly at the start of their careers, to decide just where to pitch it: should you act the heavy-handed disciplinarian or the sympathetic friend or the stand-up comedian? Teaching Styles (Teachers' TV, February 23, 4.15pm) provides useful suggestions and warnings.

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