Change your attitude

As educators we get overrun with policies, acts, attitudes  and administration.  Many of us feel like giving up or breaking down.  Recently a whatsapp message have been doing the rounds. It’s in Afrikaans…

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Loosely translated of highlights the following points:

Teachers are under appreciated and disrespected
Teachers are not compensated for the long hours they work
Teachers are supposed to be disciplinarian but have no tools to use
Teachers are in danger
Teachers have no authority
Teachers are not consulted about what learners needs
Teachers are not consulted about the curriculum
Political and Commercial Bureaucrats have no idea what they are talking about

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