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“Teacher” by Gabbie Stroud- The traumatic truth

I think there are a lot of teachers out there that would like to shake the hand of Gabbie Stroud. She is the author of the new book “Teacher- One woman’s struggle to keep the heart in teaching” that has quickly shot to become one of the Top 10 books in Australia. I...

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I have a big announcement…

So, at the beginning of the year, I found out something that rocked my 2018. A few days into the new year, when you are supposed to be making resolutions to get fit, cut down on booze and make plans to change the world, I was trying to get my head around the...

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Why I Don’t Want to be a Full-Time Teacher

I’ve seen a lot of posts about teachers setting up new classrooms and showing off their creative flair and dedication to their profession. This time of year is a hard time for those teachers wanting their own class, especially new graduates keen to get their career...

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And that’s a wrap! Reflections and resolutions.

As 2017 draws to a close I am reflecting on the year that was. This year has been MASSIVE for me. In 2016, when I had a nearly 2 ½ year old and 4 month old, I got this grand idea to create a resource to ease the stress of relief teachers and give them more confidence...

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Should teachers make mistakes?

I’ve been feeling a little disillusioned by the teaching community of late. Not only have I been personally attacked and had my credibility defamed in social media, I have noticed others being ridiculed by fellow teachers too, for simple spelling and grammatical...

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Saying “No” to gay marriage

On this day 7 years ago I got married. How lucky am I? Not because I got to marry my best friend and soul mate, nor the fact that after 14 years together we are happier than ever. I am lucky that the body I was born in is white. I am lucky that the vessel that carries...

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