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Are all schools the same?

Photo By - Ksenia Chernaya “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. ...

2024 Doesn’t have to be a personal ‘Ground Hog’ day

Photo By - Stas Ostrikov “The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our ...

School, already …

Photo By - Ron Lach "Rest when you are weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your ...

What would it be like to be a Principal?

Photo by Mart Production Teachers might feel the relief as the final, end of year ...

Summer holiday!

Photo by Elizeu Dias You might think that the last term of the school year ...

How will improved salaries address the complexities of schools to retain and attract teachers? 

Photo by Melissa Walker-Horn "Teachers have the hardest and most important jobs; they're building our ...

United Nations Day 24 October

Photo by Jason Leung "The United Nations is like a spade; it is not self-operating. ...

Teachers Make a Difference

Photo by Max Fischer "One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change ...

Will the salaries agreement come at the cost of teacher workload?

Photo by Karolina Grabowska “Never get so busy making a living that you forget to ...

Celebrating the Summer Equinox

Photo by Photo by Jordan Elliott "Madness designates the equinox between the vanity of night’s ...

Professional and Personal development are two parts of the whole.

Photo by Photo by Brad Barmore "What lies behind us, and what lies before us, ...

School Holidays or Planning for next term?

Photo: Olia Danilevich "A good teacher is like a candle—it consumes itself to light the ...

I remember the 3-term year!

Photo - Museums Victoria “As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of ...

What makes an ideal team player?

Photo - Pixabay “Collective efficacy creates a self-sustaining cycle: The belief that we can make ...

Semester 1 – nearly there!

Photo by Alexander Dummer “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to ...

Life Long Learning (LLL)

Photo - Andrea Piacquadio Professor Pierre Vellas (Toulouse University) coined the phrase ‘University of the ...

What really matters?

German philosopher Herbart (1806) believed that the mind was the sum of all ideas which entered ...

Teaching is more than data entry

Photo by Artem Podrez “The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away ...

The Promise of Elections

“The ability to read, write, and analyse; the confidence to stand up and demand justice ...
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Professional Goals

‘Practice design, not decoration: Don’t just make pretty talking points. Instead display information in a ...
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Taking a Breath – Managing The Start Of The School Year Rush and Strategies For A Healthy Work Life Balance

How has the year started for you? Inspiring professional learning to start the year? Social ...

Goals for Growth. Importance of professional learning and self-growth

"Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death." Albert Einstein AITSL describes ...

Recharged and ready to go. Starting the year with a self-care plan

Teachers look forward to summer breaks as much as students - maybe even more than ...

Summer Days…

The perennial media cries of 'all' the school holidays and teachers working daylight hours, not ...
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Reflecting on your successes this year

December 1 is the 335th day of the year and the first day of Summer. ...
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21st Century Learners

"Everything changes and nothing remains still…and you cannot step twice into the same stream."Heraclitus Education ...

Take a moment for yourself

"The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts ...

Term 4 is here! Professional learning, planning for 2023 and self-care

Racing toward summer holidays, rest, and recovery.Time to take a breath. Family, friends, and a moment ...
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How often do you think about reading for pleasure?

“Reading is a joy, a desperately needed escape -- I don't read to learn, I ...

Reading for pleasure (why it is important)

Roberts (2010) argues that leisure is an important part of modern industrial societies. The time ...
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Why I should leave the laptop at school this weekend?

Hewlett-Packard was one of the pioneers of portable computers, releasing a laptop in 1987. Soon ...

Term 3, but who is counting?

It is almost unimaginable that the school year once spread across 2 and then 3 ...

Accreditation v Compliance

Colin Thompson tells the story about the Puzzle duck who was once asked by a ...

Why does workload matter?

Schools are dynamic and ever-changing. Just when you think you are on top of one ...
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How to handle difficult conversations in the workplace

Last month I had a phone call from a friend wanting my advice as they ...
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Stop being busy and start being efficient

Our team of leadership coaches has the pleasure of spending time with 100’s of school ...

Why Perspective is Important in Building High Performing Teams

When I began our organisation I researched everything I could on high performing teams, both ...

High performing schools and their leaders: The secret we discovered!

Over the past 4 years I have worked with hundreds of schools and thousands of ...

How we started helping teachers with feedback

I made a decision to leave my tenured University job and join a start-up back ...