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How to say 'hello'

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Recently I have embarked upon a leadership role in a new school.  I am very excited to be taking on this challenge and the opportunity to work with new colleagues.  347 more words

Leadership

Challenging Yourself as a Teacher or Leader #ThursdayThunk

There’s a restlessness in many of us that drives us to keep improving.  It’s a good thing but something that needs channelling if it is not to become disorientating, exhausting and eventually self-defeating.  584 more words

CPD

EIGHT MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN MANAGING CHANGE

1.  CORE VALUES–S’MORE VALUES

Too often, the school’s core values hang on walls around the building and become invisible.  If the vision for your school is a deserved reputation for excellence, then a laser focus on your core values is essential.   500 more words

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

Most Urgent Student Learning Needs

What are our most urgent student learning needs?

This question is at the centre of tables around the province as boards and schools go through their new school and board improvement process ( 396 more words

Leading Learning

4 STEPS TO HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

“.  . . Several studies over the past few years have found professional development to be largely ineffective or unhelpful for teachers.”  Hechingereport.  Just think of all the time and money consumed by PD activities each year with such disappointing results.  698 more words

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

Strong Leaders

What makes a school successful? The principal… the teachers… the students… the parents?

Can one individual (or group of individuals) be the determining factor of success or not? 269 more words

RTC 4 #16

3 CRUCIAL WAYS TO LAUNCH THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR

1. The Value of Values

 Roy Disney said, “It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.”  This quote has special relevance for school administrators who make hundreds of decisions during the school year; many of them significant to the lives of those they supervise.  258 more words
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT