Monthly Archives: June 2012

Swearing is not fine

As a high school teacher, I am bombarded with foul language all day. Teenagers think it’s okay to use whatever language they want. They seem to delight in swearing as teachers walk past – sort of like a ‘word rebellion’. … Continue reading

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NZ teachers are promised a raw deal

INCREASED CLASS SIZES There is plenty of media hype around the proposed change to teaching conditions. As a teacher, the hope is that this will force the NZ government to rethink their ideas about increasing class sizes. A recent meeting … Continue reading

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