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Our Trip to India – 2018 – Friday

  All I can say about today is- WOW! This is hands down one of the best experiences I have ever had in my life. I can’t even put it into words how blessed I am feeling to experience a day like today. We started back at JJR this morning for the last lesson observation…

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teachers in India

Our Trip to India – 2018 – Thursday

“A smart teacher is someone who uses this opportunity as professional development for themselves, while using their skills to help other teachers grow for the future”. With yesterday being a public holiday in Delhi, today was a busy one. All of the volunteers were keen and eager to get going with observations this morning and…

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Day 5 – Our Trip to India – The final day!

This is a belated blog post because I didn’t I have the words I needed yesterday to write about our final day. Last night, as we sat down together as a group one final time and laughed hysterically and shared back moments from our day did it occur to me quite what a feat we…

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India Blog Day 4 – Lucy Kennedy

We are decidedly exhausted after late night shopping at Dili Haat market. There’s so much we want to do, shopping, sightseeing, walking, exploring but we start at 7, and our days finish at 6 – we are increasingly grateful for how late the shops and sights stay open. 

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India Blog Day 3 – Lucy Kennedy

Maybe it is the travel, the foreign country or my overwhelmed senses but I am finding myself constantly moved by the 8 teachers whose conversations and minds shape my days here. Last night over dinner, the conversation moved to discussions about meaningful relationships at schools and the gap between what teachers want to do, and…

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Our Trip to India 2017! – Day 1

“After 48 hours in India – today was our first opportunity to do what we have spent weeks preparing to do. We left at 8 am – uncertain about what we would face, unbelievably tired and jet lagged (and somehow already sweaty) and how our immaculate preparations would hold up. At dinner tonight I was so struck…

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