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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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A new year brings a change in direction and some new goals…

In every role I’ve held in a school, I have always found the third year to be the best year. This is particularly true of my experience as a Head of Dept, where the third year really allowed me to … Continue reading

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Developing a Coaching Culture

“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” Peter Drucker Earlier this week, I had the privilege of listening to acclaimed academic, Jan Robertson, a highly regarded academic and expert in coaching and … 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 Big Picture…

A week or so ago, I wrote a blog post titled ‘Anticipation’ where I expressed my feelings about my new role in a new school. The working week is only two days young and I thought that it would be … Continue reading

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