It is a bit of a chicken and egg scenario, or is it that simple? Should teachers automatically be respected once they walk in a classroom, or is the respect … Continue Reading Getting respect for teachers in schools – well, it’s complicated
Numerous school leadership courses and programs exist, designed to prepare aspiring leaders, or to further support existing leaders in their roles. Looking closely at these courses there are common themes … Continue Reading 3 things that most school leadership training does not prepare you for but should
Teacher and school leader workload is an issue that does not go away and receives a significant amount of attention in the media and in educational publications. Efforts have been … Continue Reading How much teacher stress is self-inflicted?
A huge amount of effort goes into improving schools yet we often can overlook how much work is needed to maintain a high performance culture. As schools get better they … Continue Reading The more schools improve the harder it becomes to maintain performance
The best improvements come in small, incremental steps, what Sir Dave Brailsford from the Team Sky professional cycling team calls a “marginal gains approach’. More importantly goals need to be … Continue Reading Students have to own their goals