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 →

A Not Well Teacher

I think as teachers we are really afraid of becoming ill or missing classroom time for personal reasons. Although we are only human, surrounded by many other humans, these things do happen and we should not be too hard on ourselves. The curriculum or rather the annual teaching plan does not factor in public holidays... Continue Reading →

Give Them Confidence

Sometimes I wish that I could take the confidence I have in myself to do academic work, bottle it up in over a hundred mini capsules and just give it to my learners to drink, mix into their food or even spray it on like a perfume or cologne. That is my greatest challenge in... 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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