LETTER TO TEACHERS from Acting UNRWA Director of Education on World’s Teachers’ Day

Acting Director of Education Ms. Marta Lorenzo with teacher Safa Obied© 2022 UNRWA Photo Dear Education Colleagues, Today, I am writing to you, on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day, to say a very big thank you to all UNRWA teachers and to education staff irrespective of where they are. Over the past two … Continue reading LETTER TO TEACHERS from Acting UNRWA Director of Education on World’s Teachers’ Day

Standards and Techniques for Improving Teaching and Assessment in K-12 Classrooms

As a K-12 teacher who wishes to improve in my teaching and assessment techniques, I consider the following standards: a. Breadth of Coverage: - This refers to how students will utilize their acquired knowledge after graduation. This objective should be in line with those set by schools, districts/states and countries. For example, the breadth of … Continue reading Standards and Techniques for Improving Teaching and Assessment in K-12 Classrooms

Do you want to teach abroad? Learn these useful tips about gestures

Teaching abroad is no big deal except that you need to prepare for some communication-related challenges. Photo by Monstera on Pexels.com Let’s start with the tense. Most teachers use common set of gestures to show the required tense – e.g. pointing forwards with one finger means the future tense, pointing down to one's feet means the … Continue reading Do you want to teach abroad? Learn these useful tips about gestures

How teachers should correct children

1. Always start with the positive Students need encouragement - being told when they are doing something well. When offering feedback, it can help the student to hear first what they have done well. It is often common for the giver of feedback to emphasize the negative. Therefore, the focus is likely to be on … Continue reading How teachers should correct children

Cultural Contextualization: What every teacher should know before teaching abroad

Appropriacy We mentioned ‘appropriate vocabulary' above, but here our focus is on appropriacy in relation to cultural contextualization. A subtler aspect of meaning that often needs to be introduced to learners is whether a particular item is appropriate for use in a specific context. The appropriacy of a piece of speech is measured against socio-cultural norms.  … Continue reading Cultural Contextualization: What every teacher should know before teaching abroad

What Canadian teachers are doing to protect the education sector

For the first time in the last 20 years, all major teacher unions will join their forces to reject budget cuts. Over the last week, Canadian elementary school teachers have intensified their protest against Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford's policies, which seek to cut the number of teachers and increase the number of students per classroom. … Continue reading What Canadian teachers are doing to protect the education sector

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Teachers in England among the highest paid workers

School budgets face cuts to fund a new teachers’ pay rise after the government announced it would only partially fund the award of 2.75%. Teachers are among almost a million public-sector workers – including hospital doctors and soldiers – who are to receive above-inflation pay rises for a second year in succession. The increases – which follow … Continue reading Teachers in England among the highest paid workers

Los Angeles teachers to begin strike on Monday

  Long announced to begin on Thurs., Jan. 10, the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) strike will now begin on Mon., Jan. 14. Questions had been raised internally whether or not UTLA had given proper 10-day legal notice of the impending strike to Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Rather than launch a massive District-wide job action … Continue reading Los Angeles teachers to begin strike on Monday

Sex education is every child’s right

  Everyone knows how often people suffer dating violence, rape or sexual molestation and this highlights the need for improved human rights protection in every 21st century society. A responsive, well-equipped and efficient governmental systems such as the police, policymakers and courts, including advocacy groups, are therefore required to curb the menacing impact from rapists, … Continue reading Sex education is every child’s right

5 Qualities every Child wants from Teachers

Embracing teaching as a career guarantees a life of arduous toil. But working with children is one of the highly demanding jobs which endlessly test one’s reasoning, temperament, attitude and personality. A large number of teachers hate their jobs except for the commensurate salaries and other fringe benefits that come with it. However, it’s no … Continue reading 5 Qualities every Child wants from Teachers

A list of notorious female School Teachers indicted for having sex with underage Boys

Child abuse has an equivocal meaning but can be explained as physical, sexual, or psychological mistreatment from relatives, parents, guardians or someone who had the victim's trust. It includes a situation where a parent or caregiver fails to protect their wards --deliberately or otherwise, especially if it results in actual or potential harm to the … Continue reading A list of notorious female School Teachers indicted for having sex with underage Boys

Available China jobs for interested job seekers

Early Childhood English International Baccalaureate Co-teacher Company Name: Morgan Henry Bilingual Kindergarten. Company Location: Shanghai City, China. Job description Qualifications: Morgan Henry Bilingual Kindergarten is in search of high achieving International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) Early Childhood English Co-teachers to start in May or June of 2017. MHKids uses the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) … Continue reading Available China jobs for interested job seekers