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School improvement... A journey not an event

I am often asked what I do for work.  I leave home most weeks and travel to work in schools in places unfamiliar to me.  After a few visits, I can usually find my way around without a GPS and I can join the locals in recommending a good restaurant or place to shop. 659 more words

School Improvement

….The EduKatoЯs….

Our neighbor to the north (Whitehall High School) is sponsoring a night of music to help raise money for the White Lake Food Pantry.  A great cause, worthy of our support as a neighboring district! 16 more words


Celebrate Exemplars of Change

Effective change agents identify and celebrate those individuals, and their accomplishments, already moving in the direction of the desired change. Teachers know the value of providing exemplars to their students in order that they can see what success looks like. 737 more words

Leadership Development

The Integrity Measure - why education needs it.

Three Year Ones tentatively appeared outside my office yesterday, (two boys and a girl). They had navigated the many corridors and stairs from the far reaches of the ‘other side’ of our large building to get to the Head Master’s room. 566 more words



Evidence-Informed Improvement

This week I’ve had a ‘Research School rich’ week:
• presenting to headteachers on related opportunities
• participating in Research Lead Training with colleagues from across our emerging network… 290 more words

Diary of an English Teacher in His Penultimate Year: November 29, 2017

I am feeling under the weather. But I am not so far gone as to have to call in sick. I need to keep resting, continue with my abstinence from adult beverages for a couple more days, try not to worry. 800 more words


Learn to Love Change

For many, change is one of life’s most difficult elements. Human beings are creatures of habit.[1] They like to create routines and stick with them. 321 more words

Leadership Development