Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Some Good News and Some Bad News

I always like to get the bad news out of the way first and so will start by letting you know that I'm not doing the marathon after all. The timing just isn't right for me this time round and I have struggled with the training. I have given my ticket to my friend who had maintained her running ever since we did her first marathon together a few years back. At least I know that I did some good with it.

The good news is that I found out yesterday that I am now a fully registered teacher. That means, after I studied for 4 years to get my Bachelor in Education and graduated, I had to work for 2 year and provide evidence of my teaching practice under the scrutiny of an already registered teacher. She signed me off in August as being ready and then I had to wait approval from the NZ Teachers Council. 6 years and 4 months later I am done! Now I can concentrate on living life and teaching.

The second piece of good news is that my son, Luke, has been selected for the Auckland West Under 14 Representative rugby team. This is great news as he has been working so hard to get there. His training began yesterday and so far so good. Now he has to work for game time. Although he was selected as Flanker, he may well be moved to Lock and is now confident in both positions. Let us see how they go.

Thanks for listening and I'll let you know when I'll be up and running again...hopefully soon. I just need to take the pressure off for a while.


Catherine Jones said...

Yay Mandy, so excited for you to be a fully registered teacher! Well done Luke!

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