at the chalkface

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.
They work at the chalkface of capital's weakest link, labour-power.
If policymakers are serious about redressing the nation's skills imbalance, then we must be mindful of not pressing too hard on those at the chalkface.
Come tomorrow, you'll be back at work, selfishly earning a crust, toiling away at the office or in the hospital or at the chalkface all for the sheer unadulterated fun of it, when you should be at home rustling up healthy, hearty meals from scratch.
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.
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?
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?
And it can only get better for those of you still at the chalkface.
We found that the rhetoric of the new vocationalism was much more apparent at the centre of the education bureaucracy than it was at the chalkface.
My career subsequently took me to Hull, Germany, Libya, Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands and I am still at the chalkface currently in Istanbul.
A group of wannabe teachers sampled life at the chalkface when they returned to the classroom in a teacher taster day.
What happened at the chalkface was that history became more and more marginalised.