By Gordon Rugg
[Spoiler and standard disclaimer for the literal-minded: This article is satirical, and I’m writing it in my personal capacity, not my Keele capacity. With that out of the way, let the satire begin…]
Whereupon I assured Benaiah that nothing was farther from my mind than the harbouring of wicked thoughts; also, that I was a family man with a positive outlook on the state and its institutions, be they military, administrative or religious.
Stefan Heym, The King David Report. Quartet Books, London, 1977, p.28
Education policy is in flux, so what can a career-minded or survival-minded education worker do to improve their prospects of promotion and/or of managing to survive in post until retirement?
This article contains some modest proposals for ways in which educators can:
- Show that they have a positive outlook on the state and its educational institutions
- Ensure that student feedback is excellent, and
- Ensure that most of their students achieve above average results