What really matters? #teacher5aday

barrydunn

When @MartynReay asked me to share a personal challenge for 2015 to do with teacher wellbeing I knew I wasn’t planning to change anything in the new year. It’s difficult to admit that but I don’t plan to prioritise myself any more than I have in previous years. I know this will come as a surprise due to my enthusiasm and passion for supporting others but I’d like to explain why and in doing so share why I am truly content.

Sacrifices
We were visited last week by Maj Carboni from Skoleborn magazine in Denmark to look at the things we do in school. We were very proud to share what we do and she was shocked by the hours teachers in the UK work. As much as I’d love the current Danish system of one hour non-contact per hour of teaching I don’t see that happening any time soon.

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