Nine things to think about when you’re training to teach

I remember embarking on my own teacher training journey a few years ago. Quite honestly, I had no idea what it would involve. I knew people who were teachers, had spent some time in school, but what it would be like to be a teacher was unknown territory. With that in mind, here’s some advice …

Five writing challenges for your holiday

As a teacher and a writer the six-week break to me is golden. It's the time I can really get to grips with my writing, get a handle on the story and look at the piece as a whole as opposed to the micro view of an hour every day. However, writing doesn't just have …