chalkface

/ (ˈtʃɔːkˌfeɪs) /

noun

British informal
  1. the work or art of teaching in a school, esp classroom teaching as distinct from organizational responsibilities (esp in the phrase at the chalkface)
  2. (as modifier)chalkface experience

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