British School Boy Musharaf has had a stammer from a very young age. With the help of his teachers, especially Assistant Head and English teacher Matthew Burton, he is eventually able to overcome it in time for an English speaking exam.
Watch the video and then stop to think for a moment.
THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS ARE ALL ABOUT!
Our Society (we, parents, children, politicians) must learn to cherish our schools, and cherish and respect our hard working teachers who make such unnoticed miracles every day.
If there is only one reason why governments all over the world must stop cutting budgets, stop having classes of 30 to 40 pupils, stop paying teachers peanuts, but invest and make Education their number one priority instead… this is it!
Because today’s children are our legacy for the future. Because Education is EVERYTHING!
(Filmed at Thornhill Community Academy near Dewsbury, UK, for Channel 4’s “Educating Yorkshire.” To find out more about the programme and watch all the episodes, visit the Channel 4 website.)