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A day in the life of… Barbara Anna Zielonka

Moving from Poland to Norway opened this English teacher’s eyes to a whole new way of working – one that gives students a big say in their own schooling

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It was my parents who opened my eyes to the world of teaching and learning; they were both high school teachers in Poland, where we lived. They both had a gift for building a real rapport with their students and they taught me that good relationships are the key to successful teaching. Without their good example, I would have never become a teacher and never experienced the joy that the job brings.

After completing my master’s degree in English, aged 25, I was ready to explore the world. I knew that in order to be an open-minded, knowledgeable and globally aware teacher, I needed to experience ...

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