Paul Grainger- Leading in Volatile Times

Uplifting messages In times like these, it's very easy to feel angry or despondent or both all at once along with a dash of murderous intent. A recent talk at College as part of our transformational leaders programme served to counteract these feelings somewhat. The work of Paul Grainger, from the Institute of Education, went... Continue Reading →

Easter Reflections

On return to work tomorrow, I'll be asking my learners to complete some short reflections on their Easter revision. We'll discuss the other things they got up to but we need to evaluate our next steps in the weeks leading to their exams. My Easter has, as planned, been more than two weeks of total... Continue Reading →

Tony Robbins: Why we do what we do

I was sent this video to consider prior to my next Transformational Leaders session. I watched it over the holidays but I couldn't remember why I needed to watch it so I merely enjoyed it as background noise whilst I did something else. Here are some notes now that I'm paying attention. Why do you... Continue Reading →

My Management Journey Begins Here

I remember my first year in teaching very well indeed; it was filled with mistakes brought about by fear. I was a very worried fish out of water. After my first term in a new role at College, those nervous gasps for air and flailing of my fins are once more, all too familiar for... Continue Reading →

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