A large number of schools use teacher surveys for different reasons during a school year. To some teachers on the receiving end, it can feel like there are a lot … Continue Reading Oh no! not another school survey
Alongside their mission and vision statements, schools often have a set of core values. Personally, I prefer schools to have 2 or 3 values that they can really focus in … Continue Reading The importance of explicitly talking about your school’s values
Professional sports teams have coaches and they have leaders. Leaders in sports teams do not have to be the coach. All sports teams, however, have a person that must be the coach and a leader. Professional teachers and teaching teams require the same. Schools have a responsibility to provide leaders who are not just instructional coaches but they coach collaboration.
With a number of high profile decisions getting significant media attention in recent months from the UK’s Brexit through to Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit through the US national anthem, … Continue Reading Let’s seek to understand first before passing judgement
I recently watched a documentary about Sir Alex Ferguson, who shared his views on leadership with Harvard Business School undergraduates. There were some wonderful insights on leadership and I would … Continue Reading Your school’s culture is defined by what you are willing to accept