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Ms Emily Scott

Head of Department - English, Teacher

How many years have you been teaching?
14 years

Which subject/s do you teach?
English
Literature
Drama
Life, the Universe and Everything

What qualifications do you hold?
Bachelor of Creative Industries
Bachelor of Education
Master of Education

Which other subject areas are you interested in? 
Philosophy and reason

Why are you passionate about girls education?
I am passionate about empowering our girls to challenge gender stereotypes, be risk-takers and to believe in themselves and their abilities.

What sets Glennie apart from the other schools?
Glennie creates a safe and supportive environment in which the girls are encouraged to ask questions, develop a growth mindset and become independent and critical thinkers. It is rewarding to be part of an environment where students are challenged, nurtured and celebrated.

What excites you about teaching?
There are many aspects of teaching that I love, but most of all, I enjoy the energy and vitality of young people engaged and interested in learning. Watching a student become more confident and question the world around them is a rewarding aspect of the profession.

What do you think the future of teaching looks like?
COVID-19 has taught us a lot about teaching and learning in the digital age. Technology has allowed us to keep in touch with our students while ensuring the continuity of learning. The use of digital technology continues to play a key role in the way we communicate, share resources, offer feedback and collaborate with our students and staff. We have been forced to redefine our roles as educators and as a result, are experiencing new possibilities and exploring more flexible ways of teaching.

What are your professional achievements and roles?
Head of Department- English