We thought our final gathering at work this time would be uninteresting since we were told that the administration would not be treating us a free Christmas smorgasbord (julbord). We were instead told to have potluck, which sounded more or less pleasing to everyone. But it turned out to be a smorgasbord (smörgåsbord) of international food culture. From pasta to pirogue, spring rolls [...]
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This autumn break has been relaxing for me despite the paperworks I’ve needed to be done. But that’s the life of a teacher – working a little on school breaks. We’ve had to work for three days this week and yesterday, the final day, was a competency development at the Swedish National Museums of World Culture. The [...]
After the draining kick-off meetings at work our most anticipated teachers’ trip was nonetheless invigorating after all. This time we acted as tourists in our city by using a 24-hour Gothenburg City Card that our headmasters purchased earlier for us. The day of the trip had coincided with the city’s Culture Festival and high season for tourists so we perfectly mixed with the real ones. There were [...]
It’s this time of the year again when my job as a teacher is getting in the way of updating my blog. Blogging can be one of the legit work from home jobs but it’s hard to leave my full-time job at the moment. I love both teaching and blogging.
When summer starts my summer break starts but when summer ends and gone I’m back at work again. Though summer isn’t through yet I’m already busy working on my class schedule and all. Meetings here and there. Preparing this and that. Students will start filling the classrooms next week. It indicates the start of another [...]
Schools have been officially closed for summer break since last week but the teachers’ last day of work will not be until tomorrow. What’s with this and that, the teachers can’t just start their break at the same time as the students. We had our closing day at work last Friday while we had our [...]