How have I managed to get here?

Sitting here, in my first week of university, the lecturer asked us to consider the reasoning as to why we were here. What had inspired us to undertake our course and ultimately become a teacher?

For me, personally, it was never a certain teacher or individual that lit the fire and began this journey. I began coaching football at youth level when I had only just turned sixteen. Signing contracts, being carted off for coaching badges, it was a world of fun. But most importantly it introduced me into the idea of working with children in a professional capacity…



Welcome to your WordPress eportfolio

Welcome to your ePortfolio. This is where you will document and share your professional thoughts and experiences over the course of your study at the University of Dundee and beyond that when you begin teaching. You have the control over what you want to make public and what you would rather keep on a password protected page.

The ePortfolio in the form of this WordPress blog allows you to pull in material from other digital sources:

You can pull in a YouTube video:

You can pull in a Soundcloud audio track:

You can upload an image or pull one in from Flickr or any other image sharing site.

Teacher, Lorraine Lapthorne conducts her class in the Grade Two room at the Drouin State School, Drouin, Victoria

You can just about pull in anything that you think will add substance and depth to your writing.