Best Practice

Teaching without tech: Lessons from Malawi

Having taught in Malawi for the past five months, Simone Tulloch-Foley has had to adapt to teaching without tech. She describes how this has improved her practice and the lessons she has learned

Over the last two years our profession has boldly gone where it has never gone before: almost exclusively online. A quick trawl of the Twitterverse will send you rocketing through a constellation of twinkling PowerPoint presentations, a nebula of hyperlinks and Zoom IDs and, for the unluckiest among us, a deep dive into the blackhole of forging the perfect Bitmoji.

In many ways, online teaching, ushered in by the pandemic, has been a benefit for our profession. It has provided national exposure to the excellent teaching practice that normally goes unseen by wider society.

Generous banks of well-designed resources have been created and shared between schools and our confidence in producing e-learning content has developed.

Register now, read forever

Thank you for visiting SecEd and reading some of our content for professionals in secondary education. Register now for free to get unlimited access to all content.

What's included:

  • Unlimited access to news, best practice articles and podcast

  • New content and e-bulletins delivered straight to your inbox every Monday and Thursday


Already have an account? Sign in here