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 →

Student-Teacher Chats Part 3

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6HZZee2unEA5HpsDqLIwiR?si=qGPjpPZOQbin2LPIVremSg&utm_source=copy-link&dl_branch=1 Have you ever noticed that when you are mentally and/or emotionally exhausted it makes you feel physically exhausted. However when you are physically exhausted it does not always translate to mental exhaustion, only sometimes. I think teachers experience everything all at once, that if you were to ask what type of exhaustion they are... Continue Reading →

Student-Teacher Chats Part 1

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5bh2v6RKEJj7T8gAMYZ03F?si=To31H15mQlCLKuFrV_WcDg&utm_source=copy-link&dl_branch=1 There is this question that keeps coming: Who is your favourite teacher and why? No matter who you ask, the same type of answer always prevails, which is: "My favourite teacher is _____. And this is the impact that they made in my life ...!" I am becoming more aware that it is almost... Continue Reading →

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