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?
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