Familiarity famously breeds contempt.
It can render what’s in front of you invisible. However, when what is in front of you is so different to what you’re used to, you have to take notice. Nolan Price taught in Japan for 5 years, adjusting to what was his ‘new now’. How did this affect his life and teaching?
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award and its importance for young people
For Nick Chaddock, a student’s ‘soft skills’ are just as important as academic achievement as they prepare for their future. He also thinks that the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award has had a profound impact on both.