Teaching is in the news a lot lately - budget cuts, academisation, the teacher-retention crisis. Having been a teacher myself for 20 years and experiencing a lot of the bad parts of the profession that are kept hidden from the public, I have written a memoir of sorts, focusing on this 'secret' side of teaching. It details the journey that I took through teaching while working at a range of schools, all of which ended up in special measures. My book talks about 'the good, the bad and the ugly' aspects of working in a school where the staff are placed under enormous amounts of pressure - and the shocking things that can happen as a result.
I am keen to get advice on how to press ahead with publishing this piece of writing and would welcome any comments or advice on people who are/have been in a similar position. I have begun writing another text that is also focused on life teaching in a school in special measures but from a different angle so I am brimming with ideas. It is just the logistics of what to do next that is perplexing me.
Thanking you in advance,