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4 Tips to land your first instructional leadership and management role

According to researchers Bell & Smith, “educational leaders come in more varieties than crayons in the deluxe box.” This suggests that there is not a...

The benefits of educators applying for awards

As educators, we encourage our students to explore their boundaries and expand their horizons, all while developing the skills needed to be productive global citizens....

Don’t send another email before you read this!

  Have you ever sent an email without proofreading it and then cringed upon reviewing the sent message because it had unnecessary typographical and grammatical...

What are your pet peeves?

We all have them ... pet peeves. These little habits that most people tend to find annoying, intolerable or obnoxious. Many of us are usually...

Inside the UAE Staffroom: DOs and DON’Ts

The UAE staffroom may appear to be more casual than what you are accustomed to. However, it is still imperative that you practise good...

Help! I’m a technophobe

As educators, we are constantly reminded that we should be focused on developing, in our students, the 21st century skills that are needed for them to...

Inside the staffroom…Ways to win over your new colleagues

It is the start of the new school year and, for some educators it is also the beginning of work in a new school....