Another busy morning writing follow up notes for my students!

I’ve heard some horror stories this week about people spending their lessons basically practising. Lessons are for learning and you should be leaving feeling equipped to practise what you’ve learned in your own time.

If you’re being forced to practise in lesson time you either need to push back and question your teachers methods, or ask yourself WHY your teacher is making you practise during your paid LEARNING time.

Have they given you everything you need to motivate and support you?

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