Have I actually achieved anything?


To celebrate the opening of the Summer Institute, I have racked my brains for some advice for Teach First’s new participants, starting today.  Here it is:


Have I actually achieved anything?


Sunday morning.  It’s strange thinking that two years ago I was driving the long drive to London, in a state of heightened anxiety and excitement, ready to start the intensive training at the Teach First Summer Institute. Today, as I look through the blog posts and twitter feeds of some equally anxious and excited people, I am very glad that I’m on this side of the curtain.  Tomorrow is the Regional Opening Ceremony and I’ll be there, again, but in a different role. 


Our school choir is performing on Monday and, as usual, not everything is sorted, despite our best efforts.  Together, my Teach First colleague (who is two years my senior in the Teach First…

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