From Verbalisation to Pen & Paper

If I’m completely honest, I’ve been dreading my spot on this blog. As part of the Pedagogical Team I obviously have a passion for teaching and learning and the finer points of pedagogical practice. The thought of committing my thoughts into written words on the page for public consumption is a little out of my…

Breaking down the (language) barriers

Breaking down the (language) barriers I have two boys of my own at home: they’re nine and seven, and I find them fascinating and frustrating in pretty much equal measure. When people ask about my children and hear that I have sons, there’s an eye-roll and wry grin that encompass the whole ‘you’ve-got-your-work-cut-out-hope-you’ve-got-plenty-of-energy-wait-til-they-do-nothing-but-grunt-at-you’ attitude that…