Yesterday I watched this TED talk by Bob Davids who was talking about management/leadership and who inspired him as a leader. He spoke of Robert Townsend Continue reading “What can school leaders learn from Robert Townsend?”
“My model for business is the Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other, and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” Steve Jobs
Continue reading “What can school leaders learn from Steve Jobs?”
TWO days to go till I present on the topic of ‘Assessment after levels’ at ‘SPARK presents Dubai Lead Meet’, the first SLT focused Teach Meet in the Middle East, made even more exciting as Continue reading “Assessment after levels: Don’t reinvent the wheel, just steal the hubcaps!”
Research like a champion..do schools need ‘research leads’?
“It is evidence that will liberate the teaching profession from (its) shackles.”
(Nick Gibb Research Ed conference, London, 6th September 2014) Continue reading “If you can’t stand the research, get out of the classroom……”
The Butterfly Effect: The effect of a very small change in the initial conditions of a system which makes a significant difference to the outcome (Sir Tim Brighouse) Continue reading “Team Synergy: Doing inter-disciplinary learning right!”