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Anonymous Teacher: 'Instead of cheers and claps, we are getting sneers from the public'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Anonymous Teacher: 'Instead of cheers and claps, we are getting sneers from the public'

Nov 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 98,665 Views 74 Comments

A teacher says the TUI calls this week for an early Christmas break were unhelpful, as those in her profession face a change in tone from the public.

A teacher and her Sixth Year students debate To Kill A Mockingbird's place on the syllabus
# Literature
# Literature

A teacher and her Sixth Year students debate To Kill A Mockingbird's place on the syllabus

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:00 PM 36,279 Views 56 Comments

We asked our anonymous teacher to share her views and those of some of her students on the recent controversy surrounding To Kill A Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men in light of the Black Lives Matter movement.

View from a teacher: 'Nobody wants to return to remote learning'
# Opinion
# Opinion

View from a teacher: 'Nobody wants to return to remote learning'

Jul 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 30,384 Views 30 Comments

One teacher is hoping for the best but says she cannot understand why the government took so long to release the ‘return to school’ plans.

View from a teacher: No, we have not been 'sitting at home on full pay' in lockdown
# Opinion
# Opinion

View from a teacher: No, we have not been 'sitting at home on full pay' in lockdown

Jul 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 73,454 Views 143 Comments

One reader is frustrated at what she believes is the unfair portrayal of teachers throughout the lockdown period and ahead of term start in September.

View from a teacher: So far we’ve been putting out fires, but it's time for proper solutions
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

View from a teacher: So far we’ve been putting out fires, but it's time for proper solutions

May 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 28,507 Views 81 Comments

One secondary school teacher says now is also an opportunity to reimagine a new way of educating Irish students.

O'Casey said: 'Th’ time is rotten ripe for revolution'. Minister McHugh, now is the time to revolutionise the Leaving Cert
# Opinion
# Opinion

O'Casey said: 'Th’ time is rotten ripe for revolution'. Minister McHugh, now is the time to revolutionise the Leaving Cert

Apr 20th 2020, 8:28 AM 29,195 Views 39 Comments

Our teacher says that in the midst of this Covid-19 crisis, we need an empathetic response to the Leaving Certificate question.

Teaching during the Covid-19 crisis: Four weeks in, the novelty has given way to inertia for some students
# Homeschooling
# Homeschooling

Teaching during the Covid-19 crisis: Four weeks in, the novelty has given way to inertia for some students

Apr 8th 2020, 7:00 PM 40,310 Views 32 Comments

One secondary school teacher describes the swift and extraordinary changes that she and her students are adjusting to.