Tag Archives: ministry

Goodbyes

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I’m starting to get used to goodbyes. As a TLG volunteer just rounding out my second year, this is now old hat. The friends I’ve made over the past months will go their separate…

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Georgian Is As Georgian Does

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Exactly one year ago, I was going over my checklist of things to pack for Georgia and wondering what the heck I had decided to do. My mom had already told me her fears…

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Teachers Can Be Students

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Lately, the most popular topic of discussion in the staffroom has been the National Exam that teachers need to take by 2014; otherwise they will be out of work. Most of the teachers in…

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Evidence of Progress

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
One of the most rewarding things about the end of the term is the abundance of evidence that I have made a difference in my school. Any time I spend in the hallways corresponds…

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English: A Georgian Language?

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
Over four months into my one year TLG placement in Telavi, I have noticed that although there are English speakers in this city, Georgian is the language of the majority. When I moved in…

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Moving Forward with Information Technology

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
I just read a press release about the new integrated English and computer skills exam. This is the second year the exam has been given, and apparently both the number of people who attempted…

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Questions from Home

Originally posted on Making a Difference:
It’s been about a month since I’ve last written, and this fact, combined with numerous requests for a post, have led me to decide that it’s about time I took a moment to update…

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