The Changing Job Market

When my parents got into the workforce, there was no doubt in their minds that the careers they started in would be the same ones they retired from. If you were an accountant, you would always be one; if you were a nurse, you would always be one; if you were a tradesman, you would … Continue reading The Changing Job Market

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Cultural Perceptions of Education and Teachers

I have a lot of friends who are American and, so recently, a lot of American news surrounding the new administration finds its way into my Facebook feed. One that is of particular interest to me is the successful nomination of Betsy Devos as the Secretary of Education. From the outside looking in, it’s very … Continue reading Cultural Perceptions of Education and Teachers

Why Consequences Need to Change

In my last post, I spoke of how behaviour management policies, and how theories of behaviour management, don’t always work well in practice for all students. However, it isn’t just the behavioural management theories and practices that fail students, it is also the consequences that we employ to punish students. One of the things that … Continue reading Why Consequences Need to Change