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What it’s like to teach in… the US

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This year, I left my home country of Romania, where I taught maths for 28 years, to begin a new teaching life at Monroe High School in North Carolina in the US.

In Romania, the politics had infiltrated the school system. Schools were no longer about education and normality, but about the thirst for conflict, power and money. But I remain devoted to the profession.

I grew up with a love for maths, a love for children and huge admiration for my middle-school teacher. It was all of these things that led me to choose to teach.

I have not a trace of regret about leaving for the US. In comparison ...

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