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10 personality traits of a resilient teacher

By on 24 Noi, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

This weekend, Transylvania College hosted the 18th National RATE Conference – English for 21st Century Skills. During this conference CET – The Cluj English Teachers Association raised awareness of the importance of the 3L’s: Learning, Life, and Literacy skills the students need to develop in the 21st century. The conference was attended by over 450 [...]

The Resilient Mindset Model Overview

By on 15 Noi, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

  The lesson for today in a well-written article: Resilience is our response to any challenge. Our response to any challenge (resilience) is based on the way that we think about four Ss, which are found on the dragonfly’s wings: Self: Who we are and what we stand for, (victim or survivor?) Situation: Our understanding of [...]

“Keep Your Window Clean”

By on 15 Iun, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

You can always choose the “window” you are looking through for observing the outside world. It is not enough to choose the most enchanting panoramic views, but the way that you look at it. For me, to look with love in the eyes of those around me and to those to whom I speak to, [...]

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential

By on 24 Apr, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Aside from parents who contribute significantly to building good character traits and morals, teachers and schools play a vital part in establishing solid foundations for happy, positive and successful futures. Success in the classroom has been closely linked to emotional well-being, so values and social and emotional education should be a responsibility shared by both [...]

At the reception offered in honor of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales

By on 7 Apr, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

On 29th of March, I had the honor to attend , during which His Excellency Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania, awarded the "Star of Romania" medal as Rank of Great Cross to acknowledge "the fondness for his activity in Romania and for promoting its image in the world". During this exceptional event, I had [...]

A great lesson

By on 9 Mar, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

I've recently had an interesting conversation with a dad from our school community. He shared a personal story, a lesson he learned from his 6 year-old, which may be a great lesson for us all, for life. One day his daughter asked him if he was a boss, or a leader. After considering the question [...]

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