Monthly Archives: November 2014

This much I know about…Excellence and Growth

  I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about Excellence and Growth. Here are my presentations, videos and questionnaires from my presentations at the Optimus Education Excellence and … Continue reading

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This much I know about…Being Mortal

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about Being Mortal. …no matter how much success you may experience in life, your eventual story – no offence intended … Continue reading

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This much I know about…what I learnt at the Sutton Trust-Gates Summit this week

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about what I learnt at the Sutton Trust-Gates Summit this week. I still get excited like a child. On … Continue reading

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This much I know about…Awesome

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about Awesome. Awesome. It’s a word you hear a great deal when you are in the USA. Yesterday … Continue reading

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This much I know about…what I learnt yesterday at the Sutton Trust-Gates Summit

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about what I learnt yesterday at the Sutton Trust-Gates Summit. Jet lag is a price worth paying. Sleepless, … Continue reading

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This much I know about…what makes great teaching?

I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about what makes great teaching? I have never thought so hard about teaching as I am currently. Working … Continue reading

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