The little boy and the starfish – or why I am a teacher
(4 minute read) Clare Campbell finds inspiration for action in a powerful children’s story.
Beauty in chaos
Katelyn Hannel says that, for a teacher, there’s something to be said for a modicum of mayhem.
A bitter pill to swallow: sex education must face the facts about contraception
(7 minute read) Louise Kirk argues that promotion of the contraceptive pill in much of contemporary sex education is based on outdated science.
Are you called to be an intellectual?
(5 minute read) Jessica Hooten Wilson says, “Be brave! The world needs your inquiring mind.”
Rewriting the history books
(7 minute read) Maddy Fry examines how the efforts of a little known group of women have contributed to keeping racism alive in the southern US.
Out of Africa
(5 minute read) Clare Campbell experienced some of her greatest lessons in life under the Kenyan sun, on a mission with the Salesian Sisters.
Lessons from the outdoors
(5 minute read) Clare Campbell ventures beyond the classroom for some alternative learning from the outdoors.
Can we teach children to be good?
(4 minute read) Maria Patricia Williams examines the many methods teachers have used to encourage positive values in the classroom.
Out of the mouth of babes
(4 minute read) Headteacher Clare Campbell learnt precious lessons about beauty when she asked some ‘Big Questions’ to a group of young children.