Category: Teacher voices

Alan: Construction teacher

Alan is a bricklayer and builder with decades of industry experience. He sees his work in college as providing more than just skills and knowledge about the construction industry.

I didn’t know that I was meant to be a teacher.

Julie Hughes, teacher educator & head of Post Compulsory Education Department at the University of Wolverhampton: I didn’t know that I was meant to be a teacher. But the wonderful FE teacher who interviewed me for a place on a childcare course saw something in me that I couldn’t see myself. I was a mature…