Post Covid-19 Education:  What we have learned from remote teaching: Positive aspects

Post Covid-19 Education:  What we have learned from remote teaching: Positive aspects

In a recent post, I have mentioned some of the issues that teachers had to deal with during remote teaching or distance learning…whatever the term we use for that period of time when teaching/learning happened ouside the classroom. However let’s not fall in the trap of depicting a gloomy picture of education during lockdown. Many positive things happened and here’s the happy list !

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Tesol Convention in Peru

Tesol Convention in Peru

The TESOL Convention was held two weeks ago in Chiclayo, Peru. It owed its success to the organizers and speakers that came from all over the world, but also to its 400 participants that made their ways from different Peruvian regions. (Apurimac, Tacna, Amazonas,...

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Jody Williams: The life of an activist.

Jody Williams: The life of an activist.

The Hay Festival taking place in Arequipa has brought a wave of political awareness with the invitation of the Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams well-known for her tireless fight for women’s rights and antipersonal landmines since the 80s. The interview led by...

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Education is starving

Education is starving

When I deliver speeches I am often asked these 2 questions: Why have you decided to teach abroad and deliver conferences? My easy answer is: I heard there was good food for free in that...

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What is cyberbullying and how do we fight it

What is cyberbullying and how do we fight it

Cyberbullying: the great threat   School bullying has always existed between students but there is now a new form of bullying which is even more pernicious: Cyberbullying. Traditional bullying usually involves just a handful of participants. Cyberbullying can...

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Understanding bullying and its components

Understanding bullying and its components

Understanding Bullying   Bullying is not something new but it is a problem that we don’t always know how to handle as teachers, educators or parents. We all know that bullying has spread over the past decades. What we tended to simply call as a “growing up...

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