It’s that time of year in a teacher’s life when we are mostly running on empty having done everything we can to support our students through examinations, with all the associated work this involves and our minds turn toward the summer holidays and a chance to down tools and recharge our batteries and catch up with family and friends.
It’s also a time when things are not so urgent and chaotic and thus provides an awesome and welcome space to reflect on the successes and lessons to be learned from the year and plan for another challenging year ahead. Teaching is a tough job regardless of what others may say and yet it remains one of the best jobs in the world for those who are willing to embrace the opportunity with both hands.
During this year, through collaboration with my friend and colleague Mr Glenn Wall, I have developed…
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