Isobel Smith, known to all as Billie, was one of the first Guidance teachers in the early 1970s and became Assistant Headteacher of one of Edinburgh’s new comprehensives. She has recounted her experiences in a humane and humorous book, Fancy Being Paid for This. The title speaks volumes for Billie’s approach to work. Teaching for her was not a chore. It was a pleasure…..
This article was first published in Lothian Life in March 2011. You can read it in its entirety at: http://www.lothianlife.co.uk/2011/03/fancy-being-paid-for-this/