Dear reader, Two years ago I was working at EF International in Eastbourne, where I was privileged to teach students from all over the world. I will never forget one of them, a lovely 17-year-old girl from Kazakhstan, who was feeling quite insecure and had very low self-esteem. Fortunately, during the three-month period I was her English teacher I was able to see her blossom and turn into a more confident teenager. When leaving, she asked me to write something on a T-shirt.
Hi all, The summer sun is beating down and more and more of us are heading to far-flung destinations to recharge our batteries. Despite the fact that teaching is considered to be an easy job by society, we all know how stressful and time-consuming our work is- constant prepping, test-correcting and being innovative are just some of the challenges we face. But in order to be loving and caring towards our pupils, we need to love ourselves and find time to rediscover our uniquen