The key takeaway from a year in teaching

If I had to summarise my main takeaway from teaching – the one thing that has strengthened my skills as a practitioner the most – it would be spaced repetition. What follows is what I’ve learned, why it’s important, and how it can help with your learning, too. … More The key takeaway from a year in teaching

How ECTs should spend their summer

My training year had ended abruptly and I was left figuring out what to do between then and starting my career in September. How best could I prepare? I wouldn’t be teaching again for a long time and probably needed the practice, but I was acutely aware that it would be a very busy year ahead (and it was).

It was at this point that I had to seriously question: what are the most essential things that I need to do this summer as an ECT, without burning myself out? … More How ECTs should spend their summer