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Dirty Tricks Used by Jobcentres to Get People Sanctioned: New Appointments Made at Last Minute

Groovmistress posted this comment on Tom Pride’s piece about the Jobcentre sanctioning a young woman simply because she was pregnant.

The whole set-up in the Jobcentres is geared to putting the “client” in their place, making them feel inferior and, in my experience, the “officers” take pleasure in acting the role of strict headteacher (“stand there”, “don’t cross the line”, “don’t answer back” etc) doling out punishment at any opportunity. 497 more words

Politics

Reflections along the journey


As I walk around our headquarters, it is humbling to see the growth that has come from our clients’ support for our solution.  We have 300 employees, with more joining every day.  885 more words

Relias Learning

Dirty Tricks Used by Jobcentres to Get People Sanctioned: New Appointments Made at Last Minute

Groovmistress posted this comment on Tom Pride’s piece about the Jobcentre sanctioning a young woman simply because she was pregnant.

The whole set-up in the Jobcentres is geared to putting the “client” in their place, making them feel inferior and, in my experience, the “officers” take pleasure in acting the role of strict headteacher (“stand there”, “don’t cross the line”, “don’t answer back” etc) doling out punishment at any opportunity. 497 more words

Politics

GOOD TEACHERS ARE REFLECTIVE. CAN CRITICAL REFLECTION BE LEARNED?

Critical reflection is so important in teaching that universities are including activities to encourage pre service teachers to reflect on the learning and teaching experiences. The research literature supports the belief that adults can be taught to be reflective. 226 more words

Executive Coaching

Your Message & Your Vision

I have seen a lot of people who start a business to become somebody. They have it all backwards. You have to become somebody who can make a business successful. 22 more words

Quotes

HOW TO KEEP THE PASSION FOR TEACHING ALIVE

When I have interviewed graduate teachers I am often struck by their sense of call. They want to teach and many have wanted to do so since a very young age. 381 more words

Executive Coaching

I Learned One Thing; I Don't Know

I can speak for myself; All of my schooling is very handy and supportive in my life, but what made me grow and develop as a man is what I learned from life experiences; my mistakes, when I become responsible for my attitude, when I hold myself accountable for my results, when look at myself as the source of my happiness or suffering and from my level relatedness to others. 10 more words

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