As you may know by now, I’ve recently announced that I am moving to teach in Dubai in the UAE this August. I had planned to begin my teaching journey in the UAE in September of last year, however, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, things didn’t go to plan!
I can remember the excitement the summer I finished my Professional Masters in Education (PME). I was on Pinterest looking up “colourful classrooms”, “rainbow classrooms”, “classroom hacks”. I wanted to do it all!
There is nothing more exciting than seeing the Christmas decorations go up, and especially this year, I think we all need them!
With that said, there are plenty of ways to make your classroom festive on a budget!
Here are my top 5 ways of doing just that.
Nobody enters the teaching profession to become a millionaire – we know that money is not necessarily the main reward with teaching.
It can be a secure and pensionable permanent job – but not one that provides financial freedom or other options.
Often, we think “I only earn a teacher’s salary” and therefore it rules things out for us. Teachers often think it will take them a very long time to get on the property ladder… and even longer to be mortgage-free.