AFTER THE BELL

Coping with Anxiety as a Teacher

By: Christina Morris Can you imagine having to teach a class of active students while feeling nervous, restless, or tense? No, I am not talking...

A Moment with Alison Lamb, Principal, Dubai Heights Academy

Alison grew up in County Durham, in a town called Chester-le-Street in the North East of England. She had a very happy childhood with...

A Moment With Atif Mahmood CEO of Teacherly

By: Leisa Grace Wilson I am convinced that teachers make excellent entrepreneurs. The qualities required to be a good entrepreneur are the same needed to...

Are You Having A Mid-Career Crisis?

There is certainly a lot of talk about how difficult teaching is, but over the years you have managed to enjoy your profession with...

Why Self Care is More Important NOW Than Ever Before

“ Self care is giving the world the best of yourself, not what’s left of yourself.” Katie Reed. How are you? A simple three word...

How Can Teachers Prepare Their MINDS For A New School Year?

I want you to do something right now.  Please write one (1) sentence that conveys how you are feeling at this very moment.  Take...

Six Effective Ways to Protect Your Eyes During Summer

Whilst sun exposure is an excellent source of vitamin D, not taking the necessary protective measures during the summer can have damaging effects on the eyes. ...

7 Activities to Make Your Summer a Memorable One

Can’t travel abroad this summer due to travel restrictions? There is no reason to stay at home and be bored to tears. Check out...

Looking After Your Health Despite Lockdown Limitations!

The global disruption from COVID-19 has certainly had a daily impact on the students, teachers and communities in the Middle East region. Whilst lockdown...

A Moment with Henry Platten

Henry was born on The Wirral in the North West of England and grew up in Hawarden, a village on the English/Welsh border (famous...