Putting them through their paces

put someone (or something) through their (or its) paces Make someone (or something) demonstrate their (or its) abilities: This week I went to St Mary’s hospital to act as a paediatric examiner for the PACES examination. This is my second year of volunteering. PACES stands for Practical Assessment of Clinical Examination Skills. It is completed…

Weekly Writing Challenge: Student, Teacher

We oscillate between the role of teacher and student because we all have something to share, and we all have more to learn. This week, we’re asking you to share your experiences as a student, a teacher, or both.   We never stop learning. I was in the education system from 1981 until 2000 –…