We’ve all had incredibly embarrassing moments in a classroom as pupils, but teachers experience their fair share of cringeworthy days too.
A Fife maths teacher who failed to mark test papers before declaring them all as passes has been reprimanded by an education watchdog.
Dundee is not suffering from a drop-off in teachers from the European Union despite a nationwide shortage, according to the city council.
‘A true credit to teaching’ — Hundreds of former pupils pay tribute to former Kirriemuir head teacher David Affleck
Hundreds of former pupils have paid tribute to popular Kirriemuir head teacher David Affleck who has died at the age of 75.
A terminally-ill teacher requested for backpacks filled with school supplies for needy children instead of flowers to be laid at her funeral.
“When you walk with Mary Poppins,” Bert the chimney sweep stated in Kilgraston’s end of term senior musical extravaganza, “you go to places you never dreamed possible.” Indeed. We like to think that that statement will encapsulate your time at our school.
A Perthshire community is fighting back after cruel thieves stole a much-loved teaching aid from a local nursery.
Sir, – I refer to recent letters in The Courier on the subject of indiscipline in the classroom, and regard the reasons suggested for bad behaviour as irrelevant to the teacher who is faced with pupils whose only aim is to disrupt.
Sir, – Having read in The Courier the article about the 60% increase over three years to instrumental tuition fees in Perth and Kinross, I would like to add my own expressions of disappointment and anger at this outrageous proposal by the Tory-led council, which is a “back door” way of making instrumental tutors redundant.
Sir, – It was with some disappointment that I read in The Courier last Thursday how weather conditions had scuppered the proposed flight of Britain’s only surviving AVRO Lancaster for the Battle of Britain memorial flight.