Gerald Haigh had a long and varied career in education. He was a teacher for 30 years, 11 of them as a middle school head and was also a governor and an external examiner for two teacher training establishments. He wrote about education throughout his career, as the author of various books and in the Times Educational Supplement. In Good Ideas For Good Teachers Who Want Good Jobs he shared everything he learnt about jobs and interviews, helping good teachers to get the jobs they want.
Click here to read Gerald's article on SecEd discussing Career Development.
Click here to read Gerald's article on the spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPAG) regime on page 16 in SchoolsWeek.
If you’re lucky enough to live long enough, you get to an age when you realise you are going to die. When you’re younger, you think you know that, of course you do, but you don’t, not really. With this realisation, living long enough, you get to understand that the great prize is being […]
Another chill, dull, not-going-anywhere Sunday. Stuck and boring, nothing being achieved, nothing worth achieving. And then, by mid-afternoon, snow. Silent, drifting, changing the landscape utterly, its brightness lifting the spirits. A miracle of snow. I didn’t make it come. It just came. I watched it though, and it made me smile. Sometimes, the present […]