The Healthy Teacher Project 7 – Interview with Peppi Orfanogianni

I’m so excited to have been interviewed by Luke Richardson for The Healthy Teacher Project.

Below is a reblog of his article and the highlights of the interview, along with a link to his blog and more information about The Healthy Teacher Project. View the original post, don’t miss out! 👇👇👇

Till next time…

Peppi Orfanogianni

Luke Richardson

What is The Healthy Teacher Project?

Peppi is a primary school teacher in Athens, Greece. She’s from Greece but trained to teach in the UK before returning. A teacher for 20 years she still talks about the job with passion and excitement.

It’s great to get a view on teachers’ health issues from someone outside England. I feel, as teachers, we too often see ourselves as the centre of the educational world – if we do consider other countries it’s, “country X does this, why can’t we,” or “country Y does this, I’m glad I’m not there.”

Peppi talks openly about the sorts of issues we face on a daily basis: workload, reliance on data and the constant need to prioritize. Although she does mention doing the job in 30 degrees requires a siesta after lunch – not a problem we have in the UK.

Listen to my conversation with…

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2 comments on “The Healthy Teacher Project 7 – Interview with Peppi Orfanogianni”
  1. Norah says:

    Good one, Peppi.

    Liked by 1 person

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