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The Devolution of the Teacher, by Marcus Owen

Thanks to Marcus for giving me permission to share this cartoon.  I think it says it all about the current system …

Devolution of the teacher, by Marcus Owen

Shared with permission of Marcus Owen, cartoonist.  Marcus’ work can be enjoyed on Twitter and Facebook, and a book of his

teaching cartoons can be bought right here.


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3 thoughts on “The Devolution of the Teacher, by Marcus Owen

  1. Great cartoon, and yes, sadly it sums up teaching fairly accurately. I’ve been there from that first cheerful chap……


    Posted by Alison | November 7, 2014, 11:41 am
  2. My 52 year old son just retired early because of the ongoing loss of benefits, his overcrowded physics classrooms (five of them with 32 students each), the move to charter schools and online education and the constant negative press that teachers endure. They used him as a consultant for his replacement, however.


    Posted by Betsy Gingerich | November 9, 2014, 2:36 am

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