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Source From TeachStarter It can be hard being a teacher when exposed to negative teaching-related stories and information from the media. Especially at a time when you are trying to do everything you possibly can to ensure your students are happy and learning. Coming home at the end of a hard day and turning on the news to see a report about the state of education in the country can feel like a kick in the guts! Well, we’ve found a...
Perhaps more than any other year, 2021 is the year for fresh starts. And what better fresh start could there be than a new ethical job! Whether you’re kicking off your job search or you’ve been on the lookout for a while, here are eight gems of advice from hiring managers in some of Australia’s most sought-after not-for-profit organisations to help you find your dream ethical job in 2021. 1. Do your...
So you’ve been invited for an interview for your dream ethical job! You’ve prepared with answers to some of  common interview questions , you’ve practiced the  STAR method , and you may have even done some  mock interviews . But do you know which questions your potential employer  can’t  legally ask you? And have you considered how you might respond in the awkward situation that you get...
Are you preparing a resume? It’s natural to want to tell prospective employers all about yourself — but some things are better left unsaid.   Remember, you have only a limited amount of space to convince someone you would be a good hire. So, avoid including anything that might offend, or cause an employer to question your abilities. Following are some key things to avoid on your resume.   Criticism of past...
This is a guest article from  Laurel Mellin , Associate Professor Emeritus of Family & Community Medicine and Pediatrics,  University of California, San Francisco .   Let’s face it: We’re all under stress right now. The uncertainty and constant health threats surrounding the coronavirus pandemic have upended our lives. We may need two vaccines: one to protect us from the coronavirus and another from...
Growth mindset is a popular discussion topic in education circles. Specifically, the benefits to both our students’ academic growth and the health of the school or faculty that promotes it is of great interest to educators. However, when it comes to nurturing a growth mindset, many of us are uncertain how or where to even begin. Developing a growth mindset is easier than you think. To help, we’ve come up with a growth...
Sometimes, we spend too much time in a job we do not enjoy and does not provide us with a suitable challenge. This can have an extremely negative impact on our mental health, especially as we spend so much of our time at work. Therefore, you must find a job that you love. For many, this may mean that you need to change your career entirely and enter a new field.   With that in mind, here are some top tips on how to ready yourself...