Why I teach

Teaching is my theatre

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EVE MCSORILEY

Eve McSoriley says teaching is great, but you need a sense of humour if you're going to get through.

A very steep learning curve

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COSTAS THRASYVOULOU

Costas Thrasyvoulou is nearly finished his teacher training and says it's the toughest thing he has done.

No breaks for teachers

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Michelle Campbell loves constantly learning along with the children - it makes it refreshing and exciting.

We are about the children

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LINDA JORDAN

Linda Jordan has worked in NZ's largest decile 1 secondary school for 12 years and she loves it.

The rich drama of learning

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HEATHER MCQUILLAN

Heather McQuillan opens up about the daily drama that is unfolding in her classroom.

This is me, my niche

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SARAH LEADLEY

Sarah Leadley helps give kids who have been kicked out of other schools a second chance.

Open minds, open doors

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I teach in South Korea so my students can live, learn and understand other cultures rather than judge others by skin colour.

Students deserve the best

Greyhound

Every student has so much potential, and the challenge to help them unlock that and find their passion is uplifting.

Simple gesture a teacher's delight

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THOMAS TRIPP

Thomas Tripp was diagnosed with bowel cancer earlier this year, but his former students gave him a lift.

The lesson he wants for kids

Mark Herring's kids

MARK HERRING

Teacher Mark Herring talks about why he does it and opens the door on his classroom via a special video.

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