Monthly Archives: July 2014

This much I know about…Michael Gove’s departure

I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about Michael Gove’s departure. Michael Gove could have won me over. Back in early 2013 he was … Continue reading

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This much I know about…where my poetry comes from

I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about where my poetry comes from. If you listen carefully, people’s stories can be the raw material … Continue reading

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This much I know about…what Year 7 pupils’ parents really worry about (and why your keepy-uppy skills really matter!)

I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about what Year 7 pupils’ parents really worry about (and why your keepy-uppy skills really matter!). I … Continue reading

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This much I know about…what a Growth Mindset culture looks like for real

  I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about what a Growth Mindset culture looks like for real.    

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This much I know about…finding out what really works when it comes to educational research in schools

I have been a teacher for 25 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about finding out what really works when it comes to educational research in schools.       … Continue reading

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