Ryan Wilson is a writer and former English teacher.
Ryan studied English at university and then completed a postgraduate teaching qualification. He spent a decade teaching English in state schools in Essex and London, the last three years as an assistant headteacher. In 2016, he left teaching to study for a master's in broadcast journalism and now works in radio.
Ryan's teaching memoir, Let That Be a Lesson: A Teacher's Life in the Classroom, is out now published by Chatto & Windus.
Why teaching matters: the bigger picture
When did you last reflect on the long-term impact of your day-to-day work? Perhaps it’s time
The joys of teaching
Forget the bureaucracy of teaching, and be reminded of its pleasures