You think I would have learnt by now… ‘Strike while the iron is hot’ or ‘now, is not always the best time to act.’ The subtleties of leadership, perhaps management is more appropriate here. Regularly we are faced with the decision to act and lead or accept and move on (possibly to revisit). As teachers in the classroom, middle and senior leaders in school, as .... Read more and bookmark.
Your smile is your logo. Your personality is your business card. How you leave others feeling after an experience with you becomes your trademark. Spending today complaining about yesterday won’t make tomorrow any better. Quick fixes are rarely quick, and never fix anything. – George Gilchrist .... Read more and bookmark.
If I am unsure of my own opinion, I search for comment and perspective from a huddle of trusted educationalists. Educationalists kind enough to unravel their own thoughts and practices online, open to us to read and challenge. Alex Quigley and Shaun Allison had already written up their Sutton Trust summaries. Tom Sherrington and John Tomsett (gallivanting global trotters, invited to the .... Read more and bookmark.
Significant accountability*, curriculum and assessment reform is impacting upon our schools. There is barely pause for breath before adding careers guidance reform, the SEN Code of Practice, [breathe] pay and conditions reform is front with centre and capital funding rarely removed from the review / todo list. It is reassuring that government is engaging “closely and constructively .... Read more and bookmark.