Britannia Rules

Britannia Rules

by Anna Cuffaro
     
 

Anna, an expatriate teacher, returns to work in England, the country in which she was born and brought up, to find a strangely changed culture. This hilarious account of Anna's odyssey through England's secondary educational system, entertains readers in a gripping political satire. Teachers are monitored and controlled by the minute. Teacher training using pure…  See more details below

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Anna, an expatriate teacher, returns to work in England, the country in which she was born and brought up, to find a strangely changed culture. This hilarious account of Anna's odyssey through England's secondary educational system, entertains readers in a gripping political satire. Teachers are monitored and controlled by the minute. Teacher training using pure orange juice and chocolate . Parental responsibility ... Managers who write Bureaulish . An application pack for a job teaching English containing 33 pages, including three different versions of "How to fill out your application form". Britannia Rules shows how deep a culture change will be needed before educational values can be restored. If you care about Britain, or if you have any contact with education in England, then Britannia Rules is the book for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411670778
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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Anna, an expatriate teacher, returns to work in England, the country in which she was born and brought up, to find a strangely changed culture.

This hilarious account of Anna's odyssey through England's secondary educational system, entertains readers in a gripping political satire.

Teachers are monitored and controlled by the minute. Teacher training using pure orange juice and chocolate ... Parental responsibility ... Managers who write Bureaulish ... An application pack for a job teaching English containing 33 pages, including three different versions of "How to fill out your application form".

Britannia Rules shows how deep a culture change will be needed before educational values can be restored. If you care about Britain, or if you have any contact with education in England, then Britannia Rules is the book for you.

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