Tales of a Trainee Teacher: A Final Reflection

In the beginningI first considered a career in teaching in my second year at University. Whilst studying for my degree in English and TEFL I was in the process of training for my TEFL qualification which involved teaching a class of around 15 multilingual adults for 40 minutes every two weeks. I loved almost everything... Continue Reading →


Tales of a Trainee Teacher: Finding my Authoritative Voice

This week the children listened to me. They seemed a lot more comfortable in my presence and I felt that my ‘probation period’ with them was finally over. They seemed to accept me as a recognisable teacher figure in the classroom, rather than just a complete stranger with absolutely no authority. In the morning the... Continue Reading →

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