Got to buy a teacher gift? Whether it’s a secret santa, a family member, or your own kids’ teacher – here are some ideas!
If you get called up for a TV interview – what should you wear? Here’s what I’ve learned…
It was never just about words with Mr McGee. Like all good English teachers, he made it about life.
I entered a contest to rewrite A Christmas Carol. What fell out of my head has an inconvenient message and it made me cry. But I love it anyway. Merry Christmas
The books I read this year, and what I learned. And the books I didn’t finish this year (so you can avoid them too).
A reporter’s job is Catchphrase: say what you see. But you’ve got to be looking at the right things to know if Mr Chips is drowning, not waving.
If my tweets about free primary school meals and uni tuition have annoyed you, maybe read this…
A week ago I gave my first ever talk at a WomenEd conference. I’ve written before about not particularly enjoying doing things “as a woman“. So the talk was less focused on gender, and more on the unifying fact that we all feel out of our depth sometimes – especially in work situations. Feeling out of my league …
What books has the education secretary been reading this year? It’s my annual festive guess!
Miss Watson emailed me recently. Miss Watson!
She was my form tutor in year 9 and 10. I hated Miss Watson. And loved her.