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Wellbeing versus Workload

I’m puzzled. And I don’t like being puzzled. I think I must have misread something along the way or got the wrong end of the stick. 687 more words


From ENU to NU: My Academic Shock Experience

It is going to be an emotional post perhaps, but I definitely need to pour my heart out to someone. I have been asked several times lately “ 651 more words

Multilingual Education

My path in the educational research field

Everything comes with practice, but your favourite research topics will always be with you. I believe that a researcher will do his/her best when he/she is keen on the field he/she is conducting a research in. 408 more words

Multilingual Education

On Moving and Metaphors

On the first day I came to Lakefield, I was on my own. Kevin and the kids were on a canoe trip in Algonquin with Kevin’s brother and his kids – it’s their 12th year taking this trip – so I had to get to my new home alone. 528 more words

"It's Not You...It's Me"

Wondering if it’s time to move on from your current position?  Consider these questions before you make the decision to break up.

Breaking up is hard to do.  885 more words

Educational Leadership

Workforce reform and SBMs

Workforce Reform

I first started working in schools in 2003 – the same year that the Workforce Reform Agreement came into play. In fact, the role I moved into was as a result of the reform, taking over data and assessment from a semi-retired geography teacher in an actual tweed jacket. 1,408 more words


School Bag? Lunch? PE Kit? Autism?

My son starts secondary school this term. He’s got his new bag, his uniform, his PE kit, he’s got a new pencil case, his lunch money and he’s got his autism. 804 more words