Classroom Clangers

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Random House, Mar 31, 2013 - Humor - 160 pages
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Education is one aspect of life which we all share, and consequently it provides a common interest. Memories of our own education and school life frequently impinge on our psyche, espcially if we have children undergoing the process. Too often these memories are soberring remiscences punctuated by humeorous recollections which prompt the wry smile and the oft-qupoted anecdote. While Education is a very serious subject, it does have a lighter side which in these days of cutbacks, inspections and media-concentration, helps releiieve the tension. This book is a collection of mad imprints, daft headlines and humorous anecdotes relation to the world of Education. More often than not it is the unintentional jokes which are the funniest, and its compilation contains the most amusing and comical. Suspecting a hidden agenda behind Meredith's accusations, he sets out to clear his name, whatever the consequences and whatever price he has to pay to achieve it.
 

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Contents

Front Cover
About the Book
About the Author
Title Page Dedication Introduction
Examination
Headteachers and Teachers
Letters
ApocryphalMiscellaneous
Pupils Bad Good Indifferent and Royal
Schools are Like That
Learning
Advertisements
Parents
And into Further Education
Public Schools
Politicians Postscript Copyright

Misspellings and Mistakes
Administration

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2013)

Vin Shanley was a headteacher for a number of years, before taking early retirement in 1995. Since then he has divided his time between Billingham and Barcelona. He has recently published a book on assemblies for secondary schools and his ambition is to see Middlesborough champions of the Premier League.
John Golds has taught in London, Greece, Yorkshire and Durham. He lives in North Yorkshire and relaxes by playing squash, going to the gym and reading anything he can lay his hands on. His ambition is to see West Ham champions of the Premier League.

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