In light of the recent comments by the new UK Secretary of State for Education announcing his intention to expand schools that select children by ability at age 11, I thought I would share this afterword with those of you who don’t have the paperback edition. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- If common sense were to be believed, democracies […]
I went for a coffee with Susan, an assistant language teacher, in the Starbucks of a small Japanese town. She apologised for the typical ex-pat location of our meeting and introduced me to her partner, Liam, as we queued for Matcha Lattes (a mistake; they look and taste like pond water).
There are sixteen Master Teachers in Singapore. These are the pinnacle of the teaching profession – the teachers that have become experts in teaching their subjects through their many years of experience, research and training.