Diversity… recognising, celebrating and rewarding every individual for their uniqueness, for what they bring to the table and for the potential they can reach. For me, diversity means equality and inclusion for all, a chance to celebrate differences rather than make people feel like ‘the other’. Diversity is something we have been discussing for many … Continue reading What does diversity mean to you?
COVID-19 has forced all of us to make changes to our lifestyle, included within this is the education sector. Schools, colleges and universities in the UK switched to remote teaching from March 20th, teachers and educators across the country had to renew and refresh their teaching overnight to continue delivering for students. My workplace in … Continue reading Remote teaching and learning
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At the start of this year I attended a two-day Women’s Development course with the National Education Union, celebrating the journey of women in history, with a particular focus on education. The themes included: ‘Celebrating the journey’, ‘Women at work and in society’, ‘Women’s rights at work’, ‘Tackling sexism and sexual harassment’, as well as … Continue reading Women’s Development Course 2020: National Education Union
My next blog was supposed to be a reflection of my first year of teaching A-Level, however a very important issue that has affected both me, some of my colleagues, and 100s of teachers across the country, is mental health, therefore I thought it would be prudent to write a blog post regarding recent mental … Continue reading Mental Health and Well-being
I started my first and current job as a Lecturer in A-level Religious Studies in March 2018, we recently celebrated our A-level results day so I thought this would be a good moment to reflect on my first year of teaching to share what went well for me and what I will be improving for … Continue reading Key lessons from my first year