Monthly Archives: November 2010

Quiz of the Week #3

Here’s another mysterious drink / concoction! It was suprisingly nice… can you guess what is was? Click on comments to find the answer! Advertisements

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Training Weekend

This last week has been very busy preparing and delivering a weekend of English Language Improvement Training. The participants were 120 English teachers from schools in the local cluster area and the training took place in two separate centres. We … Continue reading

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Beginning the ‘Pathways To Inclusion’ course

Today I began running a course for the College Instructors. The focus of the course is on Inclusive Education but it will cover a lot of teaching and learning issues that contribute to it. As it was the first workshop … Continue reading

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Sketching

I’ve picked up my sketchbook and have started drawing again! Here are some photos of me and the picture of the staff lounge. I’m quite pleased with how it’s turning out and have got advice on improvement from the college … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

The harvest has reached the fields around the college. As promised, here are some pictures. Everything is done by hand. The people work in small groups of four or five and bend or crouch down over the tef. Progressing slowly … Continue reading

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Visitors

We’ve had a busy week with a lot of people coming out to our little town of Abi Adi. First, Maeve and Suvarna, VSO volunteers, dropped in for a few hours. We were delighted to see them and we treated … Continue reading

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The first consultative meeting

Two weekends ago, the district education staff, school principals and some invited guests attended the first round of consultative meetings with the College Management and selected staff. Gareth and I attended to see how the process worked. Here are some … Continue reading

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