So I’m wondering how many parents actually kept their primary school children off school today? It’s a big deal to make a protest of this nature as it means, unless you are a stay at home parent, that you had to take a day off work. Would it have worked […]
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It seems a little bit extreme to suggest that tutoring children after school is child abuse, but that is what Gail Larkin, president of the National Association of Head Teachers has said. I sure all my children would agree, especially my youngest child when she says “it is making many […]
Posted by Family Affairs on 08-10-2014 in TRAVEL tagged with China / Dong Guan Street / english / school / students / teaching / Yangzhou
A friend of my son’s has just come back from an amazing time teaching english in Yangzhou, China. She very kindly offered to write about her experience and it is a fascinating read. Especially the cultural differences that she discovers when talking to her students. Most certainly confirms why we […]
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