Category Archives: Inspirations

No excuses! Post from @stephanootis

  I tweeted out this recently and was hit with several posts from several people. Thanks to all who contributed – here’s our half-term hitlist for you to read. HALF-TERM HIGHLIGHTS – TUESDAY Here is the original post – thanks … Continue reading

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Educator network week #battt #ukedchat

One of my favourite sayings regarding CPD and training is this: “What if we spend time and money training this member of staff really well and they leave?” Response: “What if we don’t and they stay?” Every school, every workplace has … Continue reading

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A BETTer bit of BATTT banter…

It’s been almost a year since I wrote my first pre-BETT excitement POST and then the follow up post BATTT @ BETT. A year. And what a lot has happened. My third child was born and is dangerously close to being … Continue reading

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Using twitter in education.

This link works two ways: 1: If you’re new to twitter and want to get a handle on how things work, Julian(@ideas_factory) has a wealth – and I mean wealth – of resources on how to get your head around … Continue reading

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A Dozen Essential Guidelines for Educators

A Dozen Essential Guidelines for Educators To create the schools our children deserve, it’s probably not necessary to devise specific policies and practices for every occasion.  Rather, these will follow logically from a few core principles that we devise together.  … Continue reading

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365 days in my shoes Day 302

Originally posted on high heels and high notes:
I love my job as head teacher. It’s the best job in the world for me. It’s challenging and can take me in and out of my comfort zone regularly. I wouldn’t…

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True Ofsted Conversation #1

Originally posted on the primary head's blog:
  Hey there. Whilst away from work due to a serious case of the sniffles I found myself reminiscing about one of my many joyful moments from my recent ofsted inspection. Here…

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