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Why I (largely) left teaching behind

February 19, 2017


This morning I found this tweet waiting for me.  The first thing I thought was “how on earth am I going to get a response to this into 140 characters?” Having pondered it a little more I had resigned myself to the fact that it would probably be a series of tweets, each one with […]

Seven Key Questions for the Chartered College of Teaching 

February 17, 2017


Preamble I was fortunate enough to wangle a place at the launch of the Chartered College of Teaching inaugural conference today (16 Feb 2017) in spite of not yet being a member. And I mean that “yet”. I’m a big fan of the idea of a professional body or, in the more earnest jargon, learned […]

Rearview Mirror wb 6 February 2017

February 14, 2017


Last week I had a go at capturing some of the events in a ‘week in the life of a Headteacher’. You can view it here. I thought I’d see how it worked for me and for others before deciding whether or not to write another.  Having received some lovely feedback from those in the […]

Rearview Mirror wb 30 Jan 2017

February 3, 2017


It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. The job of a Headteacher doesn’t half get in the way. And so, in the spirit of turning weaknesses into strengths, I thought I’d see if a weekly post about ‘a week in the life’ works to scratch the itch.  After another full on week, I’m also wondering […]