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
A large number of schools still continue to use tick box evaluation models that make little difference to the impact a teacher has on teaching and learning in a school. … Continue Reading Why we must get away from tick box style teacher evaluations
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