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Jayne M Davies writes about the recent TSC Volunteers and Friends SING-A-LONG Evening 18th Feb at The Dorallt Inn Cwmbran 7.30pm
Did you know that Saint Valentine is said to have healed the daughter of his jailer before his execution? How wonderful that the healing power of love is at the root of this tradition. This year I invite you to embrace the healing power of love into your day. So how can you do that?
Mae gen i ddarlun yn fy mhen o athrawes sy'n hen wraig ac sydd wedi cysegru ei bywyd i'w phroffesiwn. Yn gynnar yn yr ugeinfed ganrif, ni chaniatawyd athrawon benywaidd i briodi neu fe fyddai'n rhaid iddyn nhw roi'r gorau i'w swydd. Wrth gwrs, mae'r dyddiau hynny tu ol i ni, ond gofynnaf pa mor bell i ffwrdd ydym ni mewn gwirionedd.
I’ve got this notion in my head of the spinster schoolteacher whose life is wholly dedicated to her profession. In the early 20th century, female teachers were not allowed to marry or had to quit their job if they did. Of course that’s far removed from today’s picture but I wonder just how far.
With January coming to a close, Julian Stanley looks at the extreme measures some teachers are taking to make ends meet
Where would you turn if a family member became so ill you had no energy to deal with issues at work? Or you were struggling to pay your rent because you couldn't find work?
Imagine if you had a member of support staff assigned to you but they were making your job harder rather than easier. How about if your workload was making you physically ill? What would you do?
These are Jane, Sandy and Jade's stories.
Hi, I’m Anna-Maria, the Development and Fundraising Officer at TSN. I have been with TSN since September and am enjoying every minute of it. Everyone has been really friendly and welcoming, that I can’t quite believe three months have already passed.
When one of our media volunteers Dewi George graduated from university, he thought like many that he would find work relatively quickly. It took him over a year. Here he tells his experiences of being unemployed and gives his tips for others in his situation on how to find work.
Following the release of figures showing that teacher morale is at a new low, Julian Stanley looks at what other factors could be contributing.