Adventurer or Voyager

This post has been baking in the thinking-oven for near  on a year now, following a 2015 TES post – Summer homework assignment went viral. The original assignment had many interesting challenges and a really good balance of creativity, reflection and education…..


#TLT16 – Performance management, review, recognition or reward?

Building upon the huge success of 2013, 2014 and 2015, #TLT16 returns to the University of Southampton on Saturday 15th October 2016. IMHO this event is one the very best professional learning opportunities available, last year it was a privilege…..


Retention or recruitment

In almost all teacher staffing articles or posts, I see recruitment preferencing retention. It could be nothing more than the favoured ordering, like Starsky and Hutch or Tom and Jerry, but I think it is more than that. Here is…..

Impact Intelligence - inspired by @Carter6D

Back at the Education Festival

Yesterday was a special day. Two of the middle leaders I have been working with presented at The Festival of Education (Education Festival) as part of the panel session with Teaching Leaders – “Retaining your high-potentials.” That was just the start of…..