Classroom Equipment: Which Classic Is the Greatest Ever?

The egotists among us might consider themselves stars of the classroom, yet no flesh and bone teacher can ever compete with the giddy excitement induced by the true icons of teaching. Here we count-down the all-time top five pieces of … Continue reading Classroom Equipment: Which Classic Is the Greatest Ever?

How Are Teachers Portrayed in Media?

Paul B takes a look back at teachers and their portrayal on the screen, big and small alike. He also covers a little-known oddity known as Teachers TV… Back at the dawn of the millennium, when the digital boom caused TV channels to multiply quicker than Carol Vorderman, if you scrolled deep enough into the Freeview listings you’d find a real oddity nestled somewhere between QVC and UK Gold. Funded by the even shorter-lived Department for Children, Schools and Families, Teachers TV brought the classroom into your living room (oh, the hell!). In fairness, though this was even more of … Continue reading How Are Teachers Portrayed in Media?