Monthly Archives: January 2014

Greater respect for teachers

Whilst delivering training today a teacher asked me “What’s the biggest change you’ve noticed since moving into consultancy?” Without hesitation, I replied “Greater respect for teachers.” We all laughed at the irony of only being able to appreciate the work we do once we have stepped back and many others identified with this, but it also served as a serious reminder for teachers to really value and celebrate the truly incredible work they do. The endless hours they put it, the unwavering commitment, the continual strive for improvement and the belief they have in making that difference, no matter how challenging the circumstances.

So as Spring term starts, hold on to that thought and if you see someone who has forgotten just how amazing they are, be the person to remind them