How teachers benefit from social connections

Why social time between teachers outside school matters

Whether it’s a weekly ‘grub club’ get together, walking or playing games, time for teachers to bond outside the school can create lifelong friendships – and some professional perks, too.

Every Wednesday night, a group of teachers working at an international school in Cairo, gathers for dinner.

The teachers never go to the same restaurant twice in a row. Each week, a vote is held to select a venue and no one speaks of this outside of the group.

It is known as “Grub Club” and has formed part of the social fabric of the school for nearly a decade.

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Posted by Dawn LoMauro
Dawn LoMauro Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost Dawn LoMauro