First Day at School: Learning to be Brave

Posted by @Grefintec on 7th September 2016 in All About Me |

First day and nerves aplenty. But today is about being┬ábrave so here it goes. Assertiveness is not always my strong point but I was able to swallow my nerves and share an example of being negatively labelled by a teacher, to the whole school staff team. A label I aimed to overcome in the creative […]

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First Aid Training

Posted by @Grefintec on 9th August 2016 in All About Me |

Since January this year I have worked as a General Teaching Assistant (SEN), working one to one with a little girl with a global developmental delay. It truly has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life and I have enjoyed every minute of it.   From September, nursery practitioners in England will […]

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The Inspiration to Teach

Posted by @Grefintec on 25th January 2016 in All About Me |

In 2000, I moved to Stirling to commence a Ph.D in Aquatic Veterinary Science at the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling. The focus of my research was investigating the effect of season on rainbow trout. I loved working in the lab, making new discoveries and sharing the results of my work at international conferences. […]

Primary Ambitions

Posted by @Grefintec on 24th January 2016 in All About Me |

I made my first career choice at a very young age. I have a very clear memory of being home from primary school. I don’t recall exactly why, but it was due to some childhood lurgy. To keep me occupied I was watching (if my memory serves me correctly) BBC2’s ‘The Natural World’. The episode […]

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