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~ * 100% Amy * ~

Advantages: easy- reading
Disadvantages: me-me-me

Amy Childs is a British celebrity, known for being one of the stars of the reality television programme The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE). She rose to fame in 2010 at the age of 20 and since then has stuck around on our screens. Since leaving TOWIE she has be ...

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Educashun, educashun, educashun.

Advantages: Hilarious warts-and-all expose of supply teaching.
Disadvantages: Maybe not so hilarious to non-teachers?

This is a true account of life as one of the most despised of professions - that of a supply teacher. Writing under the pseudonym of Frank Chalk, the author depicts his efforts to teach, or rather baby-sit, classes in a typical comprehensive. His term is ...

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Is this the reality of our schools?

Advantages: Fascinating (if somewhat depressing) reading!
Disadvantages: Could put you off teaching!

I've just re-read this book, in preparation starting a PGCE course this Sept. so have fished out an old review I wrote for Waterstones.com last year and updated it to share here... First things first, would be teachers should think carefully before re ...

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Completely true of today's schools!

Advantages: enjoyable, entertaining, eye opening, truthful
Disadvantages: highlights whats wrong with schools today!

For anyone who hasn't heard of this book, or this author, here's a brief description. Frank Chalk (which of course won't be his real name) is a man who has been in the education system as a teacher for a long time, moving from full time teaching to supply ...

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The truth about our schools?

Advantages: Amusing. Easy reading. Will ring true for many teachers.
Disadvantages: Not all comprehensive schools are this bad, honestly.

Angela Mason, the supply teacher who filmed Channel 5’s documentary ‘Classroom Chaos’ was banned from teaching a year for her pains. Frank Chalk — it’s a pseudonym — will escape punishment for this more humorous and more detailed whistle-blow. First I ...

MarkFromMullion 15.07.2007 · Read full review
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