Valentine's Day: Education's best chat-up lines

'Are you a glue stick lid? Cos I've been searching for you forever!'

Amy Gibbons

Teachers have been coming up with edu-themed chat-up lines for Valentine's Day

With the classroom as your muse, and the whiteboard as your parchment, could you pen the perfect love letter?

Love it or hate it, the most romantic day of the year is upon us again – and teachers have been getting into the spirit with some rather inventive edu-themed chat-up lines.

Inspired by history teacher and Tes columnist Tom Rogers, hundreds of people have been tweeting with the hashtag #eduvalentineslines.

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Mr Rogers tweeted last night: "Valentines tomorrow. Competition time – best edu themed chat up lines please.

"I’ll start: 1. You remind me of an OFSTED report ... outstanding in every category. 2. Our love is as deep as an OFSTED dive. I could go on."

Among the romantics sharing their heartfelt messages have been quite a few familiar names, including Ofsted's deputy director of research and evaluation Daniel Muijs – who attempted to make cognitive load theory sound romantic,  author Lucy Rycroft-Smith, and Tes' own Sarah Cunnane.

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Amy Gibbons

Amy Gibbons

Amy Gibbons is a reporter at Tes

Find me on Twitter @tweetsbyames

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