One of the obstacles educational leaders face when giving colleagues feedback is deflection. Over the years, through numerous conversations with educators centering on giving and receiving feedback, this issue of … Continue Reading Feedback that pops the bubble – overcoming the deflector shield
It is questionable whether teachers and leaders are given regular feedback in order to grow professionally. When teachers work with students feedback is given in most lessons throughout the learning … Continue Reading Are you getting in the way of the feedback you really need to grow?
A significant number of educators aspire to move into formal educational leadership positions, or to move up another rung on the leadership ladder. Moving into an educational leadership position can … Continue Reading Leading in schools does not start, or end, in a formal leadership position
Working in education is a lifelong passion for many teachers. Even when teachers are sick, they dose-up on vitamins, cold and flu medication, just to make it into school because … Continue Reading The guilt trip of not doing enough in our schools
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