Tag: Reflections


New Term

The start to a new academic year can leave you stretched. It is all to easy to get embroiled in the hubbub and excitement of it all and regret not pacing yourself, not taking time out to reflect and review what went well and what needs changing next June – Sept. I have determining recorded…
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18 Sep ’11 0

Leadership Interviews

Experience is what you get, when you don’t get what you want. Applying for leadership posts can be, has been and often will be, an emotional and challenging process. Even when unsuccessful at interview, the long term reflections reveal true value in the experience in addition to the benefits of seeing another school ‘at work’,…
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31 May ’11 0

Global Conversations

Leading on from the post on Merlin John Online I went onto listen to my second global debate in a week, iMoot be the first. Which of my PGCE tutors would have suggested I would be listening to a recording of a LIVE stream event that brought eminent international educationalist together to debate education values.…
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4 May ’11 1

Lipdub Completed

It took us just over an hour to video 3 full length ‘takes’ and then a further hour or so to convert the files, edit the titles, add the soundtrack before uploading to Youtube. The students were amazingly patient as we waited for the Sports Centre customers and PE classes to clear the ‘set.’ Complimenting the students,…
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23 Jul ’10 0

SSAT 18th?

Having just completed the survey for the SSAT 17th conference, I was overall a little disappointed in the cohesion on the conference. In saying that,  my two highlights were clearly George Alagiah and Bob Comptons keynotes. Both these keynotes, were IMHO, the two keynotes that best explored the conference theme and were also the most…
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29 Nov ’09 0

SSAT 17th Day 3

Its a the moment when the idea first sparks. The emphasis given to globalisation news at an Indian school showcased by one of the teacher presentations. A simple mentor activity that would need some help developing some eduX-factor, as sadly for many of our studnets the news just simply is not attractive enough on its…
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27 Nov ’09 0