The remarkably simple habits headteachers can employ to improve staff performance

The remarkably simple habits headteachers can employ to improve staff performance

While variety is certainly interesting, the sheer amount of unexpectedness and unpredictability that can happen on any given day in a school can leave teachers mentally fatigued and burnt out. Education policy has placed intense pressure on many staff to ensure student targets are met in the modern school, while a culture of paperwork and student data leaves teachers time poor. This is where the school organisation must pick up the slack to protect those who work inside it.

What every school can learn from charities in Africa that will change their entire performance

What every school can learn from charities in Africa that will change their entire performance

If you’re not committing money to develop your school technologically, you will be left unprepared for the changes that are coming. The workload, stress levels and retention issues that schools face are equally a result of how under-developed schools are technologically as organisations as it is to do with external interference...

3 little known principles that all successful schools use to drive results

3 little known principles that all successful schools use to drive results

As a school leader, you need to create the environment in your school where these hidden qualities can flourish. The best part is that you get to choose when you start your school’s development. It may take some work if you’re stuck in the trenches at war with paperwork and administration, but it can be done...

Rethinking the use of technology in education to truly revolutionise our schools

Rethinking the use of technology in education to truly revolutionise our schools

In all other areas of life, technology exists to make our lives easier. It saves time and performs tasks more efficiently. Yet, the average teacher in a UK school now works fifty-nine hours per week, and many complain that technology has complicated their professional life...

I’ve written a book and it’s available today

I’ve written a book and it’s available today

I’ve been rather quiet over the past few months online, and it’s because I’ve been writing my second book, “Reboot - Why We Must Rethink the Use of Technology in Education to Truly Revolutionise our Schools”.

The very worst myth school leaders employ that ruins progress with technology

The very worst myth school leaders employ that ruins progress with technology

What is it, then, that schools really need to enhance teaching and learning? My experience in the education system, has led me to an exciting and inescapable conclusion. For a school to flourish, it must focus on developing the...