How many is too many?

When did teaching become about money, business and quantitative rather than qualitative teaching processes?

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Becoming a teacher had nothing to do with school holidays (although a welcomed perk), it is definitely not about the money (I’m not sure you would find any teacher that would happily admit to that), it’s not about business (however, some institutions will beg to differ- making money is the only way of life for them) for me it was because I wanted to make a difference and teaching was just a natural choice for me. Everything I did from work experience, to reading, to volunteering, to making connections professionally stemmed from my want to be someone who helped, did ‘good’, someone who is positive and forward thinking. Teaching was a fit for this drive I had. Added bonus, I loved working with students regardless of age.

However, recent events are proving hard for me to chew (or so to speak), I am hoping I am not alone.Is it me or are schools becoming more like businesses worrying about maximising profits and forgetting the clientele? Continue reading



After a very interesting (inspiring) presentation by the Senior Years SIT  this afternoon at work, I now have to get my idea off the ground. I HAVE to use my green screen I have created months back.

The ideas are there rattling around upstairs in my rattly ol’ head, now is the time I need to use them or lose them.  Continue reading

ICT Inclusion- What will it look like in term 3.

Hello Bloggers,

With my ramblings at the end of term2 and the realisation that I have been incredibly slack this year, when documenting my journey through the sometimes minefields of teaching. I have decided to be proactive and blog, document and report my practise on weekly basis. I understand this can be a task in itself, yet a challenge I am willing to rise too. Continue reading