A blog inspired by the Teachers are Gold Project
When you read the title We are all teachers in this world… you may say, ‘I’m not a teacher’ I’m a plummer, I’m a doctor, I’m a mum, a nurse, a butcher, a baker, a candle stick maker. What ever your field of work, you may or may not feel you are a teacher.
I still question what even defines being a teacher?
Is being a teacher defined by the piece of paper you receive at the end of your education studies that grants you a teacher hat? Or is this not about hats, but what it is that allows one to feel we are all teachers, regardless of weather we hold qualifications or not. Continue reading
- On average, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds somewhere in the world.
- For every completed suicide, it is estimated that as many as 30 people attempt.
- Over 800,000 people die due to suicide every year and there are many more who attempt suicide. Hence, many millions of people are affected or experience suicide bereavement every year. Suicide occurs throughout the lifespan and was the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds globally in 2012.
- Global suicide rates have increased 60% in the past 45 years.
Why the alarming statistics about suicide? Continue reading