Photo source: I couldn’t possibly say, but correct answers will be placed in a drawer and circulated
in an obfuscatory manner before dumpling, possibly leading to a prize dinner with Jay.
This week Steve takes a break and is replaced by behaviour support expert, Gerry Geoghegan from the beautiful island of Bute in the Clyde. Gerry is an Education Support Officer training and troubleshooting in the often thorny area of behaviour management.
Jay can’t resist a free-schools development associated with a sporting group of some kind, once attributed with sporting talent, but now turning their hand to some new educational enterprise!
Matthew is slightly entertained by the File on Four programme on Radio 4 which has reported the number of OFSTED inspectors who were “failed” heads or who in fact never taught at all. He asked whether it mattered but his podcast partners didn’t really bite! What do you think?
Gerry brought us neatly (despite Matthew ruining the slickness) into the highly apposite area of behaviour as seen by a recent survey of 1600 teachers in England.
A rich chat then broke out addressing rules, relationships, learning to teach and bald-eagles!
Gerry’s amazing band are found at:
Just included to remind you that we don’t all have to talk rubbish for a living!