We may have despised them at times but overall most of us are probably very thankful to our teachers. They have, after all, helped us get to where we are now. All over the world, teachers shape students and the future generation!
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Albert Einstein once said: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” If you’re anxiously anticipating receiving exam results bear in my mind what this wise man once said. In this blog we take a look at what you might do if you don’t receive the results you’ve been expecting.
“Do you want to marry a middle-aged man?” Whatever your answer will be, just keep in mind that “many children globally do not get choice”. That’s what is written on a poster advertising Girl Summit 2014. The event aimed to tackle the female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced child marriage.
Many students worry that universities don’t look favourably upon gap years. Whilst this may have been true some time ago, these days, breaks from education are actually welcomed by institutions if approached in the right way.
Teaching English to friendly children whilst living in China will leave volunteers with some fantastic memories of having done something hugely worthwhile, and hopefully with a good grasp on a new language as well.
Standing out is becoming a greater issue every year as more students receive good grades. This week the CBI – Confederation of British Industry –announced that they believe schools have been turned into ‘exam factories’ which only encourage children to keep up with the average rather than attempt to excel.
World Teacher’s Day on the 5th October 2012 is less a day where children show their teachers how much they mean to them, but rather a day when the growing shortage of teachers is highlighted.