It is like my first day at secondary school!

In the UK there are two first days to secondary school. The first first day is actually whilst you are still in primary school, and its a visit so you know what secondary school is like before you get there. The second is the actual first day of the new term. I remember two separate…

The Apollo Launch

Around July 1st 2017 I was in Myanmar sat in a cafe on Inle Lake trying to set up everything I needed to start the COETAIL course. Nearly 10 months later and this is the final hurdle. The year has been tough, but there are no regrets. I took on this course because everybody I…

Why we should not just take the easy route

This past few weeks we have been teaching the grade 10 students at our school about failure, and why failure is a good thing. Using famous examples we are trying to demonstrate to the students why failure can often make you more successful, and a fear of failure will more often lead to nothing. The…