My sentiments exactly

November 29, 2012

Roger Ottewill and Mary Brown suggest that teachers should continue to teach after retirement ("Life coaching", Letters, 22 November).Their responses to my letter ("Qualified expectations", 8 November) in fact reflect my experience of university employment. After retiring from a full-time post in 1999, I continued to teach on a part-time degree programme for mature students for the next 12 years.

Michael Somerton, Hull.

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