The bane of many teachers’ lives is administration that adds no value. For example in many schools if you want to visit to a local organisation you have to complete forms, write to parents, get written approval from parents, complete RAMS (Risk analysis and mitigation strategies) etc… even if the trip is after hours, few students and purely voluntary. Fair enough for overseas, overnight or outdoor education trips but not for very low to NO risk ventures. Common sense and a cell phone should be enough risk management in many cases. And some people wonder why schools don’t do more education outside the classroom!
He who dares to teach must never cease to learn.John Cotton Dana (1856–1929)
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