Daddy Shift: Equal Rights for Women #InternationalWomensDay #FamilyLife #Family

International Womens Day

Today’s men have become the next generation of fathers and now our modern-day father takes many different forms and roles (American Psychological Association, 2013). No longer are fathers being ‘relegated to a role of disciplinarian’, they are now enjoying a more involved, hands-on ‘nurturing role’ (Wilson, 2002). This brief essay aims to examine one of […]

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GCSE Mathematics: A mature student’s barrier to thinking! #UKEdchat #Edchat

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I find myself reflecting upon my experiences teaching GCSE Mathematics to mature students at an FE college since the year of 2012. Many of these students are returning to study to develop a career for themselves and gain a more positive future both independently, and financially. Many have left school with few qualifications and GCSE […]

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A Wise Investment: The reason I don’t work weekends. #Family #Goals #life

family life

It never started off like I have it now… Working long hours, unsocial hours, arriving back late, missing evening dinner, missing the school runs, working weekends… and to what end? What about when we are not at work… school runs, after school activities, homework, making evening dinner, eating quickly making sure we have enough time […]

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