Post submitted by Molly Bennett In July of this year I embarked on a volunteer trip to Botleng in South Africa, a township about an hour away from Johannesburg to help build a house for a family in need of it. The family was; an elderly man named Aaron, his wife and their grandson. … Continue reading College Bursary: South Africa
Two weeks in China with Durham University. With help from the Stephenson College Bursary fund I took part in a trip to Shenzhen in Southern China. The most important thing I took from our trip was how many similarities there were between the two countries and their teachers. Often we look at countries in other … Continue reading Textbooks, Teachers and don’t mention Taiwan…
For those of you who do Primary Ed, I’m sure that mastery and mathematics have become two words that go together like bread and butter or salt and vinegar. Don’t be fooled by this though, the Mastery approach to Maths is still quite a mystery to most people (both inside and outside of the educational … Continue reading Stockton to Shenzhen: Teaching on the Other Side of the World – a Stephenson College Bursary Funded Venture
With long holidays, youthful energy and the excitement of newly met friends, university is the perfect time to travel and explore the world and its diverse cultures. However, many of us are sadly limited by the digits in our bank account. The following are some tips to help you travel on a university budget: CouchSurfing … Continue reading 5 Ways To Travel For Cheap As A Broke University Student
It goes without saying that nowadays students are facing an increasingly diverse and widespread list of pressures in their lives and numerous studies have shown that in the long run these exact pressures can be heavily detrimental to their mental health . Having said that, perhaps the best remedy to re-energise yourself would be to … Continue reading Top 5 Unmissable Holiday Destinations in 2018!