A Scottish teacher with the same name as myself, namely Douglas Clark has written an excellent article on how teachers are feeling under appreciated.
I too have been a teacher in my past as well as Head of Department and Cross Curriculum Manager. I left teaching in 2004 to focus on a new career pathway in Clinical Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, however, I still maintain a very active interest in education and teaching. In fact I set up a Social Enterprise to assist teachers at:
Here is a direct link to the article by Douglas Clark:
Douglas Clark Master of Hypnotherapy