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What it’s like to teach in… Jordan

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The country of Jordan is surrounded by wars, extremism and violence. The Syrian refugee crisis is one of the biggest challenges that we’ve faced, and it’s affected the educational system so much. It’s led to overcrowding in schools, with some classrooms reaching 60 to 70 students, which, of course, can leave teachers frustrated, stressed and overworked.

But in these times, we all work together to make things as easy as possible. My team of teachers are passionate and committed, and our local community does much to support our school.

We have a huge lack of facilities and equipment in ...

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