While I taught the 8-10 year old’s the importance of recognizing good and bad thoughts or feelings and controlling the outcome they taught me of an important a lesson too …

Tonight I stepped in at the last minute to teach around 15 children aged eight to ten years. The subject was health and they had covered the basics like healthy eating and hygiene needs so we tackled our thoughts and feelings. I asked them if they wanted to work as a large group or two …

Vulnerability, openness and honesty are powerful tools in education

​​One of the things that I pride myself in as an educator is openness, honesty and showing my own vulnerability as a teaching tool. Flashback: The first class I ever taught (In the 1990s) as a brand new teacher and newly qualified in pre-hospital emergency care was to teach first aid qualified adults how to …