From Twitter

8th November 2013 at 00:00

We have been inundated with suggestions for the most widespread myths about the education profession. Using the hashtag #teachingmyths, teachers and school leaders were quick to debunk a number of pieces of staffroom folklore.

The classic "Reception children just play all day, it's an easy job!"

@tawnynellie85

You get loads of time off.

@boogiebeebie

If you're tired or hungover, surely you can just get your class to play Sleeping Lions? All day?

@penguin_charl

The education secretary knows what he's doing and isn't just making it up as he goes along :-)

@TeamTait.

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