how I saved my teaching career part 6: get more training

The latest post on my series “How I Saved My Teaching Career” appeared on the TimesOnline’s education blog, School Gate, today. This post is about getting more training in order to improve your skills and refresh your perspective.

Go check it out! And leave us some comments on the ways you’ve used education to improve your career and your life.

Thanks to all of you who’ve been such loyal followers of the Times series. There are two posts left, and I hope you’ll find them useful.

In the meantime, I will be guest posting at’s education blog next week, as education advice columnist Auntie Siobhan. If something is troubling you as you begin preparing for the looming school year, write to Auntie Siobhan and she’ll tell you what to do! You can see yesterday’s post for more details, or you can just write to me with your questions at

Links to the series will be provided here next week, so I hope you’ll come check out the agonies of others!


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