The fifth #blogsync demonstrated that we have a lot to be positive about – and a lot to watch – in respect of the public’s view of teacher professionalism. Powered entirely by the word-of-mouth serendipity of twitter, educational bloggers from many parts of the sector collaborated on sharing their views on what would do most to improve the status of the teaching profession.
To follow is the archive of the blogs and twitter links to their writers. A full description of the mechanics behind #blogsync and the form you can use to sign up can be found here
TOPIC: “What would do most to improve the status of the teaching profession?”
- Joe Kirby: How could teaching become the foremost career in England?
- Michael Tidd: What do we mean when we talk about raising the status of the profession?
- James McEnaney: Do we need to raise the status of teaching? A view from Scotland
- @CherryLKD: So we’re off to a good beginning…
- Chris Curtis: Why I idolise Henry VIII
- Laura McInerney: Part of the solution: high quality and continuous learning
- Mark Robinson: The profession should influence policy
- Chris Hildrew: School leaders hold the key to raising the status of the teaching profession
- Gordon Baillie: “…the best teachers are those that really want to do it.”
- Steven Mouldey: Undertake rigorous inquiry into our work and make stronger links with our communities
- @Specialsciteach: CSciTeach by the ASE as a method to raise the status of science teaching in the UK
- Cav: Keep Up the Hard Work
- Debra Kidd: Dignity and Teacher Status
- Wonderacademy: Seven Deadly Things: How we get Respect for Teachers