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at the chalkface

In the act of teaching. Because she's a new teacher, she still gets very nervous while at the chalkface. All of my students failed the test, despite the many hours I spent at the chalkface on that subject.
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The desire to encourage exponents of ASEAN at the chalkface to share and build on their experience is one of the motivators of this research note.
A FORMER teacher has swapped the chalkface for a career working in the oil and gas industry.
"Instead of rubbishing teachers, ministers should listen to the voice of those at the chalkface who are seeing the impact of this Government's policies on the lives and life chances of children and young people, such as increasing hunger and anxiety.
But she's getting a taste of life at the chalkface when new S4C drama Gwaith Cartref begins this week.
Perhaps members of the WAG would like to go and teach for a couple of weeks in areas with high rates of truancy to get a better idea of how things are at the chalkface? - bute On Dave Jones linked with Blackburn LET'S hope he gets the Blackburn job so that we can get a manager who can take City to the promised land!!
As an actress, she has starred in TV dramas from Boon to Chalkface, Locksmith, Yes and Palace Hill.
During an inspection of anti-mine techniques at Camp Bastion, Mr Ainsworth asked the 30-year-old: "So what's your top desire here from right at the chalkface - what would you have more of today?" Staff Sergeant Hughes quickly replied: "More troops on the ground."
During an inspection of anti-mine techniques, Mr Ainsworth asked Staff Sergeant Kim Hughes: "So what's your top desire from right at the chalkface - what would you have more of today?" Staff Sgt Hughes, 30, of the Joint Forces Explosives Ordnance Device Group, replied: "More troops on the ground."
This frightening portrait of life at the chalkface comes after education union ATL backed a motion from a Welsh teacher for zero tolerance of violence against school staff.
And it can only get better for those of you still at the chalkface. The development of hundreds of Web 2.0 tools (there's just a sample at http://www.go2web20.net) that make using the World Wide Web so quick and easy, can only enrich and enhance your teaching as you connect with your students and they connect with others; and apparently, Web 3.0 will be even more amazing.
The 37-year-old has swapped the classroom chalkface of Birmingham's International School and Community College in Tile Cross for the frontline in Iraq.
* The Chalkface Project produce detailed lesson plans complemented by photocopy-master worksheets across the secondary curriculum: http://www.chalkface.com
My career subsequently took me to Hull, Germany, Libya, Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands and I am still at the chalkface currently in Istanbul.