• My Best Teacher

  • By: Tes
  • Podcast
  • Summary

  • The Tes My Best Teacher podcast chats to celebrities about the teachers that had a lasting impact on their life and what made them so special. We also delve into other school memories, from great trips out to the behaviours that landed them in detention - and much more besides to show that, no matter what you go on to achieve in life, you never forget your school days.
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Episodes
  • Dec 10 2021
    In this My Best Teacher podcast, we chat to TV entertainer and Strictly Come Dancing star Rhys Stephenson about his time in school including: Learning to love drama at primary school Feeding horse on the way to school Giving up on backpacks at secondary school Wonderful teachers who still support him now The joy of dancing and achieving a hallowed 40 on Strictly
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    45 mins
  • Nov 26 2021
    In this My Best Teacher podcast, we chat to journalist, author and broadcaster Samira Ahmed about her schools days including The memorable teachers that play a crucial role in her career success Why she was a sponge for most subjects at school Trips out on trains and eating hot dogs Teenage romances on skiing holidays Why eating apples outside school was once the height of bad behaviour.
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    44 mins
  • Oct 29 2021
    We chat to legendary children's writer Michael Rosen about his school days, the many teachers he recalls with fondness and the events that took place during that time including:: A crazy phrase he brought home from nursery school that baffled his parents A frustrated actor English teacher who was a 'breathe of fresh air' A teacher who spotted his writing abilities from a young age - and let him know about it Why he wrote a new book about learning to walk again - and how it might help others The importance of empathy
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    46 mins

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