Articles by George Johnstone

Having taught for over ten years within an array of environments, I remain passionate about education and the learning process. I am also an academic researcher and have written on a large number of contemporary issues and relevant subject areas.

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Knowing subjects, Knowing life: Politics

The political elites need keeping on their toes and this can only occur through increased knowledge.


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In Sickness and in Health

Not all teachers take time off sick, which has led to the phenomenon of ‘presenteeism’ that has led to staff working through their illness and resulting in a detrimental effect upon establishment capacity, personal productivity levels and, ultimately, reduced pupil attainment.


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