What drives you?
It's ten years ago this month that I first lost my job in teaching. Academisation and restructuring pushed me to a position of 'voluntary redundancy' with the teaching union claiming it as 'a victory'; that 'no jobs were lost'.
There are a couple of standout moments in my teaching career that are imprinted on my memory.
'No jobs have been lost'
The first is the comment above, from a well-known teaching union representative from North London who stood up in front of the teaching staff to report that he was 'pleased that they were no