It’s Christmas. College is in shut down for two weeks, students and teacher enjoy the festive break and a well earned rest. It’s unbelievable how quickly it has all gone so far. It seems like only yesterday we were in block study week sitting in lecture halls – taking it all in, looking I imagine like a rabbit caught in a cars headlight.
So far I think I’ve developed. Well really I know I have. Right from week one during induction week with the students through to completing observation number 2. For anyone who thinks its an easy ride, that its a walk in the park. Think again. Work life balance has to be taken with a pinch of salt, particularly if like most of us life is a mixture of being a student, being a teacher, being a parent – being an employee.
Worth every minute though. Being a teacher, a lecturer a tutor – whatever you want to classify it as – amazing.
Here’s to 2015 our course will all be over in 5 months. The lifetime of teaching is just about to start…