Category Archives: leadership

Four weeks in…

Can you believe that the first four weeks of term one are over and in a week’s time, half the term will be over! I honestly can’t believe how quickly time has flown! This term has been so busy and … Continue reading

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Hey 2017! Great to be here!

When I think of all the new beginnings, the overwhelming sense of anticipation for the new school year and the sleepless nights in the lead up to ‘the first day’ I think that this year’s beginning has been a great … Continue reading

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Mixing it up in the classroom

A little while ago, I posted about the new building works taking place at school. I was particularly excited about the new classrooms that our students (and in particular the classrooms that my department) will enjoy. In the time that … Continue reading

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It’s time to publicly thank the mentors who walk the walk.

Ask any teacher in a school they love, in a role they relish about where they see themselves in five or so years time and they will often tell you that they see themselves exactly where they are. Who could … Continue reading

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Leading with Heart

Have a go at doing this: think about your most treasured memories of school, either as a student or as an educator. Which moments resonate most strongly? When you think about what inspired or motivated you, was it something that … Continue reading

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Some days I feel like Alice down the rabbit hole and Dorothy trying to get back to Kansas on others…

“Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop” As someone who is passionately committed to the belief that the power of education is transformative, I often find myself pouring over blog posts, listening … Continue reading

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The changing nature of professional development for teachers… and it’s for the better!

On Friday evening, some 279 (or thereabouts) teachers, braved the inclement Sydney weather to attend a Teach Meet. The organisers hoped it would become a world record. In it’s purest form, a teach meet requires little organisation and is designed … Continue reading

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