Monthly Archives: August 2015

Geography – the best subject EVAR!

Welcome To Geography 2.0 from Simon Jones Just a little bit of why I LOVE geography!

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Week Two – the full week

Here at Bingham Academy, even in week 2, not all of the students are here yet. Some are still on home assignment, some are still on holiday, some dealing with medical issues out of country. In any case, a number … Continue reading

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Week One is Done!

A short week to start the new school year, but a nice ease into the routine of planning, teaching and early mornings. Three of my classes I have taught most of the students before, and the other classes I already know … Continue reading

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Staff Orientation 2015

We are now over half way through our staff orientation for the academic year 2015-16. This year it has been different. We do not have many new staff (though some are yet to arrive). And most of those we do have … Continue reading

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NZ from an expat’s point of view – 2 years on

So going “Home” was delightful and wonderful and full of memories, but two years is a really long time. Much about what made “home” home was the same – the streets were the same, my Mum and Dad still in … Continue reading

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Two Years

So two years ago, on this day, August 4th, I arrived in Ethiopia. Extraordinarily tired, but also extraordinarily excited that I was starting to live the dream – be a teacher, live in Africa. Now two years on, I am … Continue reading

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