|Employer:||Curriculum development centre, MOE|
Hi am Ellen Wairiu from the Solomon Islands (SI). I am working for the Ministry of Education (SI), in the Curriculum development centre department. I was a primary school teacher for 9 years (1991 - 2000) before joining the Curriculum team from 2001 to 2004. Early 2005 i left for studies (BED) in the University of Waikato, NZ for 3 years. I came back last year November 2007 and joined the curriculum team again on the 4th of February 2008. Now am working as the Principal curriculum Officer, developing Social studies for the Primary schools. This is part of the huge curriculum reform for all the subjects in the Solomon Islands school system.
I'm interested in:
- writing stories and poems for young children. I wrote many short stories in the SI primary school English materials which the children in the country are now using in schools.
- literacy for children
My Website, blog and contact particulars
This is my contribution for the L4C1 workshop Day one English Teacher's Guide for Year 1