Category: Leadership

Mind the crevice

In recent months, I began to feel – so acutely – the distance between me and what Further Education is really all about, widening. I

Meetings Kits

Earlier on this year, as I sat twiddling my thumbs and checking my emails in yet another meeting, I began to wonder if there was

20 things I learned from #ukfechat

Journeying 1- Clapham is not the same place as Clapton. Definitely not. Not remotely. This doesn’t stop me from being convinced Clapham is where we’re

Making the Most of Meetings

Ever had that broken record feeling to life’s conversations? Colleagues (often the same ones) tell me, ‘I’ve just wasted half my day in meetings.’ ‘I’ve

Leaders putting #LearningFirst

How can school leaders develop partnerships that support inclusion- ways of adapting teaching to ensure all children’s learning is valued?

Next Steps

‘I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for

AoC Conference 2015

I was at the AoC conference this year to discover whether we’d won a Beacon Award for staff development- we did and you can read

1 Year in…reflections

It’s almost 1 year into my leadership journey and I feel that calls for a reflective blog. Or perhaps the real reasons are that I had an

Career Colleges- Ruth Gilbert

Their portal contains best practice from the Colleges. Employer endorsement on everything! Guaranteed interviews etc. Preparing for the future involves qualifications but much more besides: