The (Un)official Teacher’s Manual

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Teaching is a demanding profession. Many of the difficulties however, are not in the classroom… In The (Un)official Teacher’s Manual, Omar Akbar offers direct, humorous and accessible advice on how to deal with the daily issues faced by a teacher- none of which involve teaching! Includes guidance on: lesson observations, emails, promotions, avoiding meaningless extra work, meetings, parents, maintaining a work-life balance, dealing with workplace bullying, and much more. While Omar pulls no punches on the reality of working in a school, a positive streak is maintained throughout. A must read for any teacher or potential teacher. Contents: How to Get the Most from Observations, Learning Walks, and Book Scrutinies The Don’ts of the School Email System How to Get Promoted and Other Things to Consider How and When to Say No and Yes The Dos and Don’ts of Meetings How to Get Parents on Your Side Guidance for Trainee Teachers Ensuring a Life-Work Balance Bullying: the Problem and the Solution How to Get the Teaching Job You Want Maintaining Good Relationships Why It’s All Worth It

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Teaching is a demanding profession. Many of the difficulties however, are not in the classroom… In The (Un)official Teacher’s Manual, Omar Akbar offers direct, humorous and accessible advice on how to deal with the daily issues faced by a teacher- none of which involve teaching! Includes guidance on: lesson observations, emails, promotions, avoiding meaningless extra work, meetings, parents, maintaining a work-life balance, dealing with workplace bullying, and much more. While Omar pulls no punches on the reality of working in a school, a positive streak is maintained throughout. A must read for any teacher or potential teacher. Contents: How to Get the Most from Observations, Learning Walks, and Book Scrutinies The Don’ts of the School Email System How to Get Promoted and Other Things to Consider How and When to Say No and Yes The Dos and Don’ts of Meetings How to Get Parents on Your Side Guidance for Trainee Teachers Ensuring a Life-Work Balance Bullying: the Problem and the Solution How to Get the Teaching Job You Want Maintaining Good Relationships Why It’s All Worth It

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