Browsing All posts tagged under »Leadership«

The Myth of the ‘Quality of Teaching’

June 29, 2013


If you’re only as good as your last post on a subject then I am completely off my rocker to even try and attempt a second “Myth of…” post. The first one, on “The Myth of Progress Within Lessons” is closing in on 7000 views making it easily my most widely read post (by a […]

Mosquito Moments – When Leaders Stop Listening

November 22, 2012


First of all, let me say that I think most members of senior leadership teams within schools do the job for all the right reasons. They do it because they care about students and their futures. They do it because they care about staff and their professional development and personal well being. And they do […]

Baptism of Fire: Joining an SLT

August 31, 2012


The other day @benniekara posted a blog about what it’s like to start as a Head of Department to much acclaim (and rightly so). Immediately another tweep asked why it seems that nobody has done the same for starting as a member of SLT. Ever one for a challenge and wanting to get my personal […]