I try to be objective. I do not claim to be detached.

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Like it or not, teaching is a political act.

If the personal is political, then teaching is a political act.

Whether you draw from the progressive or traditionalist wing of the profession; teaching is a political act.

In deciding what knowledge and skills we pass on; teaching is a political act.

We teach about values and morals, we teach about citizenship, we teach about what it is to be human; teaching is a political act.

We teach students about disagreement and how consensus is achieved; teaching is a political act.

We teach about privilege and whose voices are most likely to be heard; teaching is a political act.

We are engaged with our own learning and reflective about our own practice; teaching is a political act.

We motivate the unmotivated, love the unloved and have unconditional positive regard for all the young people in our lives; teaching is a political act.

We are humbled and honoured to have this responsibility; teaching is a political act.

 

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