Teacher, Don’t Suffer in Silence

I once saw a picture that said "If your profession has an 'appreciation day' it is probably because you are not being paid enough". I laughed in realisation that truer words were never spoken/written. Earlier in this month, 5th October, we observed World Teachers' Day. As we know, teaching is a very noble profession that... Continue Reading →

Matric Exams: All round anxiety

It's about that time of the year again, as it is every year. Matric FINAL exam season! The time of year when Matriculants are realising that this is it! Parents/Guardians are stressed out! Teacher are hyper-nervous! And the whole school at large just has to comply. People think that Grade 12 is the end of... Continue Reading →

The Teacher Voice Matters Part 2

It really bothers me when governments, higher powers and/or senior management teams make decisions for teachers about what they can and cannot do without involving current teachers in the discussion. We see this happening time and time again where they expect teachers to jump and bend over backwards with every new policy, every new regulation,... Continue Reading →

T4 Education Country Ambassador

Announcement: Earlier this week it was announced that I was selected to be a T4 Education Country Ambassador for South Africa for my second year!! What an honour!! I am so happy and extremely excited. T4 Education is a global organisation on a mission to empower educators of the world by providing tools, initiatives and... Continue Reading →

Crisis of Being A Teacher

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6E9teg6Wzj80nNWXqvKUrG?si=EUhMTYLYRgO-1227P3dAuw&utm_source=copy-link I have always known that there are problems in education and in schools which are bad but actually living the experience is a whole different thing. Describing the situation from the outside is just highlighting a problem based on what it seems on the surface, but experiencing it is actually feeling the problem on... Continue Reading →

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