With all the SOPs and various stages of MCO, CMCO, RMCO, MCO 2.0, CMCO and now MCO 3.0, the one thing consistent in my life the last year has been my family and all of you.
There are times when we have disagreed, there are times when we have shared moments to celebrate and there are times when we have been sad together.
Looking back and thinking of each one of you now as I type this out, I'm so honoured to be a part of your teaching and professional journey thus far and can see how much each and everyone of you have grown in your confidence, lesson planning, your interactions with ur children, parents and colleagues and mostly, your dedication to your children, the reason why we celebrate ourselves today and also how we all came together to be in Redboot.
I have also seen the many roles you have played..
- a Resource
- a Support
- a Mentor
- a Helping hand
- a Learner
and many more to all your CHILDREN, TEAM and PARENTS.
I'll end with a few quotes that resonates with me and makes me think of you.
'Good teaching is 1/4 preparation and 3/4 theatre.' - Gail Goldwin
'Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system.' - Sidney Hook
'It's the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom.' - Michael Morpurgo
Thank you for going above and beyond in your own way, I truly appreciate all the hard work you have done at home, in school and everything in between.