Taking on a new curriculum needs careful planning and support to ensure all stakeholders are empowered through the process and can be helped through the changes that take place. Working in classes and using what was happening in the classes to construct professional development around that was key to the success of the three days professional development we held at Oshwal Academy. Open minded teachers, really participating in their own learning helped the three days to be suc
The International Leadership and Management Programme for Middle Leaders that we led recently in Madrid, was an excellent four days of intense learning. The participants defined their roles as leaders and consider the importance of balancing leadership and management. Too often, in our busy schools we spend most of our time managing and not leading- and most of all not leading to improve learning. After all, isn't improving learning our core business in schools?
We spent two days working with 20 secondary school teachers and teachers from the Island Foundation. NXplorers is a practical programme aimed to equip students with skills and tools to bring about positive change. These great teachers explored 5 different ways of thinking to engage their students to plan for change around the 'stress nexus' of food, energy and water. Find out more here #NXplorers