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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No, they bought their SUV because it's go-anywhere vibe appealed and it looks cool outside school as junior is deposited for another day at the chalkface.
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.
The analysis in this article is based on a wide range of collective experience working in this area: teaching at the chalkface; working within a number of localities to develop bottom-up solutions; researching and writing about education reform for a variety of think tanks, businesses and other organisations, and speaking with scores of policy experts and other stakeholders.
"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?" 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."
During an inspection of anti-mine techniques at Camp Bastion, Bob Ainsworth, who is midway through a tour of Helmand Province with Home Secretary Alan Johnson, asked Staff Sergeant Kim Hughes: "So what's your top desire here from right at the chalkface? What would you have more of today?" Staff Sergeant Hughes, aged 30, of the Joint Forces Explosives Ordnance Device Group, replied: "More troops on the ground."
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.
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. In the school, for the principal and students as well as the teachers, short-term and industry-specific concerns dominate.
My career subsequently took me to Hull, Germany, Libya, Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands and I am still at the chalkface currently in Istanbul.