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Other Side of the Dale - 9780140275421 - Phinn, Gervase
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2000, ISBN: 9780140275421

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[ED: Paperback], [PU: PENG], Central to this account of the author&aposs experiences as a school inspector in North Yorkshire, are the devoted teachers and their unpredictable charges. The book also portrays such characters as the eccentric caretaker of the Staff Development Centre and the sporting chairman of governors.pGervase Phinn reveals his early experiences as a school inspector in The Other Side of the Dale.As the newly appointed County Inspector of Schools in North Yorkshire, Gervase Phinn reveals in this warm and wonderfully humorous account, the experiences of his first year in the job - and what an education it was!He quickly learns that he must slow his pace and appreciate the beautiful countryside - &aposAre tha&aposcomin&apos in then, mester, or are tha&apos stoppin&apos out theer all day admirin&apos t&aposview?&apos He encounters some larger-than-life characters, from farmers and lords of the manor to teaching nuns and eccentric caretakers. And, best of all, he discovers the delightful and enchanting qualities of the Dales children, including the small boy, who, when told he&aposs not very talkative, answers: &aposIf I&aposve got owt to say I says it, and if I&aposve got owt to ask I asks it.&aposWith his keen ear for the absurd and sharp eye for the ludicrous, Gervase Phinn&aposs stories in The Other Side of the Dale will not fail to make you weep with laughter.&aposGervase Phinn&aposs memoirs have made him a hero in school staff-rooms&apos Daily Telegraph Gervase Phinn is an author and educator from Rotherham who, after teaching for fourteen years in a variety of schools, moved to North Yorkshire to be a school inspector. He has written autobiographies, novels, plays, collections of poetry and stories, as well as a number of books about education. He holds five fellowships, honorary doctorates from Hull, Leicester and Sheffield Hallam universities, and is a patron of a number of children&aposs charities and organizations. He is married with four adult children. His books include The Other Side of the Dale, Over Hill and Dale, Head Over Heels in the Dales , The Heart of the Dales, Up and Down in the Dales and Trouble at the Little Village School . -- A warm, funny and mostly true account of the author's first year as a School Inspector in North Yorkshire, featuring a brilliantly portrayed cast of eccentrics, Ministry bigwigs, teaching nuns and the children themselves, who, whether from remote farms or industrial towns, steal the show. A surprise success in hardback, fame has brought several appearances on Esther Rantzen's TV shows and the promise of a second volume, "Over Hill And Dale", in Spring 2000. A Penguin Audiobook edition, read by the author, is also published this month., DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, Paperback, 288, [GW: 205g], offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten), sofortueberweisung.de, Selbstabholung und Barzahlung, PayPal, Lastschrift, Banküberweisung, International shipping

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1999, ISBN: 0140275428

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[EAN: 9780140275421], New book, [SC: 7.8], [PU: Penguin Books Ltd Apr 1999], History|Historical Geography, Biography & Autobiography|General, Sports & Recreation|General, Cooking|Reference, Neuware - Gervase Phinn reveals his early experiences as a school inspector in The Other Side of the Dale. As the newly appointed County Inspector of Schools in North Yorkshire, Gervase Phinn reveals in this warm and wonderfully humorous account, the experiences of his first year in the job - and what an education it was! He quickly learns that he must slow his pace and appreciate the beautiful countryside - 'Are tha'comin' in then, mester, or are tha' stoppin' out theer all day admirin' t'view ' He encounters some larger-than-life characters, from farmers and lords of the manor to teaching nuns and eccentric caretakers. And, best of all, he discovers the delightful and enchanting qualities of the Dales children, including the small boy, who, when told he's not very talkative, answers: 'If I've got owt to say I says it, and if I've got owt to ask I asks it.' With his keen ear for the absurd and sharp eye for the ludicrous, Gervase Phinn's stories in The Other Side of the Dale will not fail to make you weep with laughter. 'Gervase Phinn's memoirs have made him a hero in school staff-rooms' Daily Telegraph Gervase Phinn is an author and educator from Rotherham who, after teaching for fourteen years in a variety of schools, moved to North Yorkshire to be a school inspector. He has written autobiographies, novels, plays, collections of poetry and stories, as well as a number of books about education. He holds five fellowships, honorary doctorates from Hull, Leicester and Sheffield Hallam universities, and is a patron of a number of children's charities and organizations. He is married with four adult children. His books include The Other Side of the Dale, Over Hill and Dale, Head Over Heels in the Dales , The Heart of the Dales, Up and Down in the Dales and Trouble at the Little Village School . 288 pp. Englisch

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Gervase Phinn reveals his early experiences as a school inspector in The Other Side of the Dale. As the newly appointed County Inspector of Schools in North Yorkshire, Gervase Phinn reveals in this warm and wonderfully humorous account, the experiences of his first year in the job - and what an education it was! He quickly learns that he must slow his pace and appreciate the beautiful countryside - 'Are tha'comin' in then, mester, or are tha' stoppin' out theer all day admirin' t'view?' He encounters some larger-than-life characters, from farmers and lords of the manor to teaching nuns and eccentric caretakers. And, best of all, he discovers the delightful and enchanting qualities of the Dales children, including the small boy, who, when told he's not very talkative, answers: 'If I've got owt to say I says it, and if I've got owt to ask I asks it.' With his keen ear for the absurd and sharp eye for the ludicrous, Gervase Phinn's stories in The Other Side of the Dale will not fail to make you weep with laughter. 'Gervase Phinn's memoirs have made him a hero in school staff-rooms' Daily Telegraph Gervase Phinn is an author and educator from Rotherham who, after teaching for fourteen years in a variety of schools, moved to North Yorkshire to be a school inspector. He has written autobiographies, novels, plays, collections of poetry and stories, as well as a number of books about education. He holds five fellowships, honorary doctorates from Hull, Leicester and Sheffield Hallam universities, and is a patron of a number of children's charities and organizations. He is married with four adult children. His books include The Other Side of the Dale, Over Hill and Dale, Head Over Heels in the Dales , The Heart of the Dales, Up and Down in the Dales and Trouble at the Little Village School . Education Education eBook, Penguin Books Ltd

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Paperback, [PU: Penguin Books Ltd], As the newly appointed County Inspector of Schools in North Yorkshire, the author reveals in this warm and humorous account, the experiences of his first year in the job - and what an education it was! He quickly learns that he must slow his pace and appreciate the beautiful countryside., Biography: General, Autobiography: General, Memoirs, Teaching Resources & Education, Teaching Resources & Education, Schools Inspection (& Preparing For Inspection), Schools Inspection (& Preparing For Inspection), Food & Drink, Humour

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The Other Side of the Dale

A warm, funny and mostly true account of the author's first year as a School Inspector in North Yorkshire, featuring a brilliantly portrayed cast of eccentrics, Ministry bigwigs, teaching nuns and the children themselves, who, whether from remote farms or industrial towns, steal the show. A surprise success in hardback, fame has brought several appearances on Esther Rantzen's TV shows and the promise of a second volume, "Over Hill And Dale", in Spring 2000. A Penguin Audiobook edition, read by the author, is also published this month.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780140275421
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0140275428
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2003
Publisher: PENGUIN GLOBAL
288 Pages
Weight: 0,209 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0140275428

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0-14-027542-8, 978-0-14-027542-1


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