Category: Leadership


Your metaphorical world

It has been a constructive week professionally, conversationally and reflectively. Some valuable conversations, and a little gratitude to share with some valuable people, in those conversations. In these conversations, I found myself adopting Clean Language and even calling myself out, as using Clean Language, to facilitate some of these conversations. It ended with a timely…
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1 May ’21 0
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Seeking partnership

RememberMore is an agile, three part, integrated and adaptive Spaced Retrieval Practice learning system that uses cognitive science principles to accelerate the learners’ time to competency and knowledge mastery, and help learners retain that knowledge for longer. We are looking to partner with a school or trust – looking to improve student outcomes whilst at…
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15 Nov ’20 0

Doc Rivers #ubuntu

Coaches with championship résumés share their personal rules for success in sports and life in this reflective and inspiring documentary series. – The Playbook Despite its superficialities, I found Netflix’s The Playbook enjoyable if not compelling, with one notably Doc River explanation worthy of capturing. A person is a person through other people.I can’t be all I…
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30 Sep ’20 0

Classroom RM – Story Like the Wind

Hats-off to all those school leaders that have ensured that schools open and operate as effectively as foreseeably possible. Hats-off to all those returning teachers adjusting to the new normal. Hats-off to the students who have played their part. If social media was anything to go by, many teachers had invested a great deal into…
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6 Sep ’20 0

4 weeks dark

Four weeks dark – most likely the longest blog break I have taken in thirteen the years I have been putting down my thoughts on paper. Two significant tasks took priority, renovating our home on a very tight budget whilst looking after three children and readying RememberMore for the start of term (for me and…
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6 Sep ’20 0

International wisdom

If there’s no wind, row. Latin Proverb COVID19 stole the wind. And I have been rowing. In addition to my teaching responsibilities, I have been incredibly privileged and busy investing both my professional time and my discretionary time in two projects, sometimes concurrently. Let me explain. First, I have been investigating, exploring and teaching with all aspects…
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13 Jul ’20 0