People often ask me why I advocate so strongly for Restorative Practices. I find that the question is usually posed without the Firstly, my sincere apologies to the many, many friends I have who are either Muslim or vegetarian for the clip I’d like to provoke you with today – but it’s funny and also happens…Details
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Top activities of today’s Principals:
Record keeping and reporting – 7% of your time.
Budgets and resource management – 6% of your time.
In transition between activities – 5.24% of your time.
Dealing with student behaviour – 4.99% of your time.
Lowest activities of today’s Principals:
Talking to teachers about students – 0.44%
Engaging in self-improvement – 0.32%
Implementing required Professional Learning – 0.05%
So, the question is simple – is this you? Is it transforming your school and are you prepared to live with this for the rest of your career?
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Finally, your Teachers can participate in a long-term improvement cycle linked to genuine support, to your school’s strategic objectives and to the AITSL Teacher Standards.
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People often ask me why I advocate so strongly for Restorative Practices. I find that the question is usually posed without the expectation of a genuine, rational answer. It’s almost rhetorical. The truth is that there are far too many Teachers our there who’ve had a negative experience of Restorative Practices – whether it be…Details
It’s time for your school’s Staff Meeting. Folk wander in at 3.45pm…ish after another day of facilitating the growth of batches of 25 or so resistive young people. Jarryd (damn those J names with their multiple potential spellings) has just had another one of those days and you’re feeling particularly weary, perhaps even a little…Details
Frankly, far too many Teachers and School Leaders report being stressed. Some studies have up to 27% of Teachers experiencing emotional exhaustion and burnout at any particular point of the school year. Can you imagine what that’s doing to our effectiveness? And it’s why we’re kicking off 2017 with perhaps our most important webinar ever…Details
Prompted by an exceedingly clever fellow in Dr Jason Fox, I allocated 2016 to one word. Picking one word (rather than making lame resolutions or setting unlikley “new year, new me” goals) is a great way to set the scene less for what you’ll stand for, but more for HOW you’ll stand. Jason’s word for…Details
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