Teachers’ Stories: A Stint At A Secondary School

Teachers' Stories: Teaching At A Secondary School
It all started during one fine interview at a Dutch private secondary school. Without being qualified to teach children, my CELTA (Cambridge English Language Training for Adults) was enough for me to get the job. Usually, when applying at schools, candidates are expected to be a ‘1st grade’ teacher, which requires a special type of training. After getting the green light to teach there, I thought I had had a stroke of luck.

Subsequently, I was shocked to learn that many of my students had ADD, ADHD, epilepsy and more; there had been . . .

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