The third #blogsync was a brilliant success. Powered entirely by the word-of-mouth serendipity of twitter, educational bloggers from many parts of the sector collaborated on sharing their perception of the causes of an issue of genuine concern in education: Why do so many of us leave?
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
#blogsync 3: “Wasted investment? Why do so many teachers leave the profession in the first 5 years?”
- Cherrylkd: Why do so many teachers leave the profession?
- James McEnaney: Why do so many teachers leave the profession?
- Jude Enright: Does partnership offer the inspiration needed in schools?
- Tom Sherrington: Are people tired of working in the plantation?
- Anonymous: Why I left teaching.
- Ben Preston: How can the issue of ‘disillusionment’ be addressed?
- Michael Tidd: What might make teachers stay?
- Anna Palmer: Why we leave the profession in the first 5 years
- Lynne Moore (Superstylynne): “Buffeted by the weather“
- Shouldibeateacher: “I ask myself what I would rather do“
- Pete Jones: “The stifling accountability bus“
- Gwenelope: A Crisis of Faith?
- Chris Curtis: A candle in the darkness or a forklift in the library?
- Kenny Pieper: The Nigel Hawthorne Effect
- Andy Knill: Teaching completes me
- Beth Kemp: It’s harder than people realise
- Paul Raymond Collins: I’m still here. Will I be in another 3 years?
- Specialsciteach: Teachers need to feel trusted
- Ben Preston: How can disillusionment be addressed?
- Clare Fenwick: “In my experience it is the quiet unassuming schools that often achieve a culture of hard work and respect for others“
- Chris Hildrew: “I have never considered leaving the profession“
- Charlotte: What would help? More time, more support and more freedom
- cavmaths: The problem? “the way people enter the profession“
- Mr Milne: Labels and Leavers
- Andrew Cowley: Why so many?
- The New Teacher: An NQT’s Perspective
- Singsunshine: There are easier ways to make a living… and still have a life.
- Thatch: I want to make a difference
- Joe Kirby: Why isn’t our education system working?