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The storm is brewing

It’s been only 2 days and the tension is visible and taut already.

Every afternoon, his bursts of anger have re-started after a nice mellow Summer.   282 more words

My Life

Who's right -- employee or customer? But it's not who's right, it's who is left with you

MAN IS  REASONABLE. If you treat your employees more than what they expect of you, they will reciprocate by treating your customers more than what they expect you to do. 146 more words

People Management

The Family Meeting

In the course I took to become a positive discipline educator, I learnt about family meetings.

These normally happen once a week although frequency depends on your needs/wishes.   215 more words


Encouragement Jar

This year at my school we are using Positive Discipline in the Classroom. A very large part of this program is being encouraging: both the teacher encouraging the students and the students encouraging each other. 107 more words

Third Grade

The 'Winter' Routine

Now that Summer is trickling to an end and home schooling is still in the pipeline and so traditinal school looming, we started our Winter routine – with a difference this year; because it has been discussed loosely during our family meetings and parts were the initiative of the children. 255 more words

The busYness of life

This week has been amazingly hectic. 4 staff members on fire-training , SA Congress ECD campaign and Inclusive Education. Quite a lot to digest.

The highlight for me was learning about ‘positive discipline’ and ‘restorative practices’. 96 more words