Category: Leadership

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

#newleaders – Learning on the Job

This past week was probably the busy week of my professional teaching career to date. Here are the reasons; New build IT procurement deadline (handed over to me in January) My wife was away from home Tuesday through Friday on a residential course, experiencing the demands of a single parent to a 19th month old…
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28 Mar ’10 0

TEDxNYED

I can not wait to re-watch TEDxNYED. For those of you who have missed out on TED, get stuck in. Great website, great resources as well as literally hundreds of edu blog posts reviewing TEDtalks and even spreadsheets categorising them for you like this googledoc by theme or subject There is even a Top 10 Tedtalks. TEDx…
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14 Mar ’10 0

Vision

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare. Japanese Proverb Next year I am taking on a new role at school. Not yet fully defined, but one that will involve coordinating the efforts of more than one department. I will be encouraging the use of a wider range of edtech tools and…
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9 Mar ’10 0

SSAT Next Generation Learners

Although I was at the SSAT conference to meet and present with Bob Harrison today, I also benefitted listening to two powerful presentations on the use of space within schools. The first from Ty Goddard and the second from Mark Lovatt, Deputy Headteacher, Cramlington Learning Village. Further to Bob Harrisons 21st Century Leaders test, I outlined…
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2 Mar ’10 1

Challenge Leadership

Today I attended a Leadership Challenge Conference hosted by Krista Carter, Headteacher at Crestwood School, with keynotes from Peter Rabbett and Alan Newton, Headteacher at Wyvern Technology College. Peter Rabbett brought a breadth of knowledge from his advisory background which he expertly delivered. His thought provoking repertoire echoed ‘Shift Happens’ and included a dutiful dose of Hans Rosling style statistics…
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27 Feb ’10 0

DFSI

DFSI? Simply, Dashboards for School Improvement is a new service which provides tailored assessment intelligence capabilities to schools, through the construction and implementation of bespoke dashboard solutions. These interactive dashboards can be linked to live assessment data, providing up to the minute information about student performance. Dashboards can help schools to focus on key metrics,…
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23 Dec ’09 2