• ‘My job is making my pupils realise their worth': how I found my calling in the classroom

    5 days ago - By The Guardian

    A chance encounter on a train set Misk Sharif Ali on her journey to become an educator. Here, the award-winning further education teacher discusses how she only wishes she started sooner When she left school at 16 with one GCSE, Misk Sharif Ali couldn't have imagined that one day she'd be a silver award winner in the Pearson National Teaching Awards. She was recognised last year, in the further education lecturer of the year category, for her commitment to changing the lives of her students. “I was just speechless when I was told,” she says. “It was overwhelming.” The ICT teacher's journey...
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