Posts tagged with: Africa

Posted , by Alexandra Plummer

Continuing our new series of Ask the Expert posts, we chat with the Teacher Horizons team who share their valuable insight into the world of international teaching. Teacher Horizons staff are teachers themselves, so they’ve been in your shoes.  This week I chatted with Jo, a Teacher Horizons Recruitment Advisor with a penchant for simple-living,… Read more »

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Posted , by Shannon Howlett

If I asked you to use one word, how would you define yourself to others? Are you a Canadian, an American, a Maritimer or a Californian?

Perhaps you’re of First Nations heritage and you recognise your tribe as being the group that you most associate with your identity. Maybe your first response would be Catholic, Muslim or Rastafarian. Or maybe your response would be brother, wife or husband of…

Now more than ever, I see myself as a citizen of this amazing planet and seem to have abandoned my preoccupations with identity.

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Posted , by Jodie Bamforth

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” (Ernest Hemingway)

I’ve always been bad at making decisions. What do I want for tea? What shall we watch at the cinema? Which subjects should I take at college?

So when my boyfriend and I were offered a job in the Seychelles I was in a panic.

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Posted , by Shannon Howlett

I heard a famous quote once that said, “each child is potentially the light of the world, and at the same time its darkness”. What determines whether a child will follow a path towards lightness and potential or a path towards darkness? I believe it is the role of parents and teachers to guide children towards the path of goodness. But what if that child has neither parents nor teachers? Who then will steer them in the right direction?

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Posted , by Alex Reynolds

“Entrepreneurship can and will be the liberating force for Africa’s economy”

“All our future leaders will need to take human-centred approaches to resolving the challenges we face”

“No, success does not knock on doors. Talks don’t lead to great achievement. Only actions count”

Where are these quotations taken from? Mandela’s autobiography? The Dalai Lama? The FT?

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