Category: British Overseas Territories

June 1, 2021 Island Teacher

We have probably all seen the images from major hurricanes beamed around the world.  Those of us who have been impacted by hurricanes know their potential to disrupt, devastate and decimate school infrastructure.  As a result, thousands of students have their educational journey interrupted each year.   Such major events not…

January 27, 2019 Island Teacher

The international community has concluded that climate change represents an urgent threat to human and natural systems (The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, 2014a) and that an effective and immediate response to climate change is required to prevent hazardous human interference with the climate system (IPCC, 2014b). IPCC has…

November 8, 2018 Island Teacher

Great Schools have always been more than a collection of great teachers.  Too often we individualise great teaching to a formula that often ignores the power of the collective.  Or we fail to include the power of individual teacher efficacy in the formulaic compiling of characteristics of great teaching.  In…