This is another one I wrote for Teach Secondary Magazine. It’s a great mag that features lots of warm, wholesome goodness on teaching such as interviews, lesson ideas and book reviews. You can subscribe here: http://www.teachsecondary.com.
I’m in it too. You should still subscribe though.
There is a time where the torch must be passed. Where the acquired knowledge of a career is distilled and transmitted to the the the up-and-comers, the keen, the unjaded. The wise look to the young to share what they have learned and the young gratefully receive that learning, safe in the knowledge that they will be able to use it to carry the torch, illuminating the future as they go.
That time was not in my third year of teaching when I was asked to help mentor a PGCE student. Or any other time in my career to be fair.
I am (as my…
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