Category Archives: leadership
A half-truth is more dangerous than a lie. Thomas Aquinas Obviously enough, not all teachers are equal. But how do we know which ones are any cop? Well, we just do, don’t we?
I’ve been thinking a lot about trust in recent months – particularly because it seems a commodity in such short supply. If, my optimistic thinking went, teachers were trusted to do a good
OPTIMIST, n. A proponent of the doctrine that black is white. A pessimist applied to God for relief. “Ah, you wish me to restore your hope and cheerfulness,” said God. “No,” replied
Time brings all things to pass. Aeschylus Because the curriculum is divided up into units – terms and lessons – our thinking about how to teach is constrained. The school year is sectioned
A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching. G. K. Chesterton I’ve been very fortunate to spend time with a variety of new teachers recently. Whether
You can’t blame celebrity edubloggers for teachers’ unreasonable workloads – Albert Einstein In his indefatigable efforts to get schools and teachers to recognise that much of what is done in the name of
Those who trust us educate us. – George Eliot Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a