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School Improvement – it’s much more than just a plan

“School improvement is a process that should involve all stakeholders working together on a shared vision”   In my opinion school improvement is a process that should involve all stakeholders, working together on a shared vision and be driven by diverse strands threading throughout the school, all feeding into this process.  I would argue that … Continue reading

The Art Of Reflection

re·flec·tive (rĭ-flĕk′tĭv) adj. Characterised by or given to serious thinking or contemplation; thoughtful.   Currently I’m in the process of building our new CPD/Professional Learning model for the new academic year (I’ll be blogging more about that as it nears completion). However, there’s one crucial element that I’ve been pondering for a while, and that’s … Continue reading

Teach Meet Devon – The Power of Sharing….

Last week, on Wednesday 1st July, #TMDevon finally arrived. I think it’s fair to say in just one word it was ‘epic’. We all know that teach meets, as a teaching underground revolution, are transforming CPD across the country and I felt Devon needed to be a part of it! For quite a while now … Continue reading

#TMDevon

Why attend #TMDevon? The question really should be; Why not?! In addition to the endless informal networking opportunities, you’ll get the chance to listen to real teachers presenting on innovative approaches to all aspects of education from the latest EdTech in teaching and learning through to Masters/EdD level action research. This will be delivered through a … Continue reading

Book Looks – Inclusive, Developmental & Reflective

Work scrutiny, well that’s nothing new I hear you say, and you’d be right. However, the question I ask is, how and where does this sit within a schools teaching and learning strategy – to what extent does it relate to targeted CPD and inform sharing of practice, involving all staff and not just benefit those … Continue reading

Sharing is Caring……..

If you engage with educators on twitter, participate in the array of ‘tweetmeets’ such as #SLTchat, #UKedchat, #aussieED, follow leading educational blogs like headguruteacher, TeacherToolkit, Dan Roberts to name but a few, or frequently attend teach meets, then you’ll know that the topic of conversation invariably comes back to sharing of practice; innovative, low-cost approaches to effective … Continue reading

Top tips for Outstanding – Ofsted observations

This is an extract from my previous blog: Teaching and Learning: Reflections from the new Framework experience…….  The lesson observation….. The only way I can describe it; huge pressure! As Director of Teaching and Learning I had to deliver, how could I possibly hold credibility in my own head if I was anything less than Outstanding in … Continue reading

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