AFTER THE BELL

5 Things you should never say to a teacher

The job of an educator is often challenging. Yet, many teachers will rave about the many rich rewards they gain via the small or...

Rethinking traditional homework routines

Recently there has been a lot of talk about the value of homework. One notable school in the United Kingdom has taken the bold...

Thrifty holiday shopping tips

Teachers love holidays! The summer holidays provide much needed time for rest, relaxation and a bit of exploration. It is a time that takes...

10 Key life lessons you learn from teaching abroad

10. The world is a very big place.Teaching abroad offers globetrotting opportunities that might not avail themselves to you under any other circumstance. No...

Top 5 things to do on a budget in the UAE

You may have realised by now that, this region can be an expensive place to live. In this issue, I would like to share...

How to stay healthy this winter break

For many of us the winter break is a time of celebration, love, sharing with family and of course, gorging down on delicious holiday...

The benefits of healthy sleeping habits for teachers

Educators have more or less become accustomed to juggling work and their personal life. With demanding work schedules that include regular meetings, lesson planning,...

Jamaica: A tropical paradise

What comes to mind when you hear of Jamaica?Perhaps you think of the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt. Maybe you’re reminded of...

Happy 45th National Day, UAE!

Established in 1971, the United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates. The country’s population comprises largely of expatriates (7.8 million) and Emiratis...

Ask Maryann – Personal Development

Living abroad has many adventures, moments of joy and also, its fair share of challenges.Taking care of the personal development of teachers is very...