“Throughout the summer, I gained understanding of developing CPD and how to overcome challenges with no resources or funding. I was more able to advise and adapt than I thought I would be and this has increased my confidence as a teacher.
“My subject knowledge is now backed up with real-life experience. I am more mindful of resource management. I’m trying to be paperless, reuse scraps, pick up stray pencils, and making pupils more aware of their usage.
“GLP is an amazing cultural experience. It’s an opportunity to meet brilliant to continue to share ideas and professional development. It takes you back to the basics of your trade and reminds you of the skills that you have as a practitioner.
“As well as supporting the development of educators in Uganda and Rwanda, you learn a lot in return. I have taken away interesting methods and ways of thinking after seeing teaching in this perspective in regards to creativity and people-based resources.”