Category: Leadership

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

To survey or not? (part 3)

In part 1 of “To Survey or not”, Bruce Greig, (entrepreneur SchoolStaffSurveys.com and school governor), and I presented the case of whole school surveys with Tony Sheppard offering his expert opinion of Data Protection. Part 2 looked at the key question of anonymity. Here, in Part 3 Bruce shares his perspective and experienced from his…
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7 Jan ’20 0

To survey or not? (part 2)

In part 1 of “To Survey or not”, Bruce Greig, (entrepreneur SchoolStaffSurveys.com and school governor), and I presented the case of whole school surveys with Tony Sheppard offering his expert opinion of Data Protection. It was a broad overview of the insight and value of surveys as well as a cautionary note of the implied…
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30 Dec ’19 0

To survey or not? (part 1)

Over the past year, Bruce Greig, (entrepreneur SchoolStaffSurveys.com and school governor), and I have been discussing the use of whole-school staff surveys (we also discussed the use of surveys generally, students, class, department staff, parent/carer and stakeholder). We bumped into one another via discussions on school communication and surveys on social media and went onto…
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15 Dec ’19 0

Sunday trefoil 13.10.19

I am sticking to my Sunday trefoil. Three learning, reflective moments from the past week worth sharing. This week, monstrous world records, school improvement top ten and #BrewEd signpost. There is an assembly in there somewhere. Self-discipline for sure. Eliud Kipchoge broke the two-hour marathon mark by 20 seconds this weekend! Okay, not officially, but…
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13 Oct ’19 0

Sunday trefoil 22.09.19

Over on the TES, Kai Vacher (Principal of the British School Muscat in Oman) is reminding us of the importance authentic leadership. That “strong and robust” leadership are less important than a “wise and just” style, with leaders “driven as much by a vision of a good society as by competitive advantage”.  This week, Tom…
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22 Sep ’19 0

ILM Coaching and Mentoring Unit 500 (1.3)

This is the second of two post sharing extracts from my ILM Unit Coaching and Mentoring Unit 500 submission. Section 1.3 requires candidates to present “the business rationale for either coaching or mentoring.” With Performance Management deadlines looming, I was hoping that this section response may stimulate conversation on alternatives to failing practice on performance…
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19 Sep ’19 0