“I’d really like society to understand now more than ever that we are not babysitters. We know education, we know teaching and learning and we need to be valued like other professions that have that degree of knowledge and skill,” she said.
“I wish everyone could see what I see with my staff behind the scenes, I think that would change their minds about how we’re treated and how we treat educators.”
I was left thinking of a recent tweet from Emma Alberici where she spoke about children being cared for by the community in Italy. Maybe students will take ‘teacher for a day’ and just let themselves in and teach themselves while the teachers deemed at risk work from home?
Bec, maybe if Mark is willing to state his ideological beliefs for scrutiny then schools will post their pedagogical ones?