‘I’m getting a big buzz out of it’: five former professionals on their first term teaching
It is 10am on a dismal, wintry Saturday in Hastings, east Sussex. The town’s handsomely refurbished pier, winner of the Stirling prize for architecture last year, is barely visible through a curtain of drizzle. Nonetheless, a steady stream of people is making its way towards the pier’s striking, timber-clad visitor centre.
Inside, a small crowd has already gathered and coffee and croissants are being consumed. Chatting politely are several accountants, a couple of lawyers, a newspaper editor and a chief financial officer. It could easily be a professional networking event, only these people... read more
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