In this month’s spiked podcast, writer, teacher and founder of researchED, Tom Bennett, discusses the crisis of teacher authority. Has the move towards a skills-based education undermined the teacher’s status in the classroom? What role does regulation play in diminishing the role of the teacher? And why is it important that teachers are authority figures, anyway?
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