It was World Teachers’ Day last Sunday – and there is a certain irony in celebrating the teaching profession on the one day of the week that no-one’s in school, but never mind!
As part of the celebrations the Teaching English | British Council site asked their blogging team: “What does being a teacher mean to you?”
You can read all of our responses by clicking on the picture:
But it made me wonder. I know that I’m in a relatively privileged position; I work for a private language school, I get paid relatively well, I’m supported and offered development, and I’m plugged into a network of schools that allows me to connect with like-minded colleagues across the globe.
So my comment (in the post via the link) that if I’d won the lottery I’d still teach is probably a reflection of the working environment that I find myself in.
My question is this:
You should be able to add your own answers if you don’t agree with any of the options.
Let me know what you think!