Parenting

11 Things That Teachers Would Like Parents To Know

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a teacher? To be responsible for upwards of 25 children every day? Your child’s teacher is one of the most influential people in their life, especially during those first few years.

11 Things That Teachers Would Like Parents To Know

But the parent-teacher relationship can be a complex one, especially when personalities clash or points of view differ. While we parents are often in the privileged position of being able to express concerns to our child’s teacher, the reverse isn’t always possible.

So we asked some teachers to tell us something they would love to be able to tell parents but probably can’t because they might offend or get in trouble.

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Emily Toxward

When former journalist Emily Toxward isn’t wrangling her three kids she’s juggling the demands writing and failing fabulously at being a domestic goddess. A published writer for nearly 20 years, Emily left full-time work in 2008 to have children and write from home. Always on the go, she spends her days negotiating with an army of little people she created and visits her local Gold Coast beaches for a little sanity.