An Open Letter to all the Students I Ever Taught

To all the students that I ever taught,

Let me start by saying what a privilege it was to have been your teacher within your first few years of starting school. Being an Early Childhood Teacher has many perks, and for me, the best was teaching a student like you, who was always looking for new lessons to learn. Young kids are great like that, they want to know and do everything like great explorers. Continue reading

Please Don’t Hate Us. Not All Australians are Racist Assholes.

Our Global Adventure

*photograph by adelaidenow.com.au*

Despite what the evening news, or your morning newspaper may say, not everyone living in this big, isolated country is racist. Those of us with a heart implore the rest of the world not tarnish all Australians with the same brush. I am both saddened and ashamed to see Australia appearing in international news for all the wrong reasons. The Australian Government’s current policy on Asylum Seekers and border control has recently come under criticism from the UN Human Rights Council, suggesting Australia is violating international law obligations toward people seeking Asylum in our country.  Continue reading