‘Where it all began.’ This statement opens a floodgate of memories. Memories induced by this super-interesting blog-post of Adam’s. Adam is a great 21st century teacher teaching overseas. He shares how his teaching career began…. You can also check out his blog at http://www.mrhillmusings.wordpress.com
One of my favourite things about reading blogs is that, over time, I really get to know the authors. I hope that my blog’s readers feel like they know me increasingly. With this in mind, I would like to share my story of how my teaching career began. My first teaching post (kind of) was actually in Tanzania (East Africa). I’m delighted to say that I will go back to Tanzania for a holiday next week, ten years after I left. I can’t put into words how excited I am!
In 2004/05, I was in my first year at Huddersfield New College, “studying” for AS Levels. A teacher at college named Mick Callaghan was organising his annual exchange programme in collaboration with Moshi Technical School (a local secondary school in Tanzania). The programme included a three-week visit to Moshi and then, a few…
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