It’s About The Enjoyment

Step away from the classroom for a minute and think about your favourite hobby. For me, my passion and hobbies are things like bushwalking, camping, gardening and sport. For you, it may be something different like knitting, cooking, craft or painting.  Irrelevant of your hobby, just reflect on what it is that you enjoy about…

We’re live … every Wednesday arvo!

In case you haven’t heard, I’ve kicked off a series of FREE weekly video tutorials for Teachers and School Leaders in lieu of being able to escape Victoria and actually run some events for you. Last week’s was on “RP2.0 – The Next  Phase of Restorative Practices” and to have more than 300 educators register was…

Build the Foundation First

Earlier this week Adam and I had a chat about our Teacher Wellbeing Partnerships and how this can support your whole school. You might have noticed by now that Teacher Wellbeing is an important topic. We know Teacher Wellbeing matters, not just for teachers, but for entire schools. We also know that the continuous kind…

Introducing “Restoring Teaching”

I’d like to introduce you to the newest addition to the Real Schools family.  It’s called “Restoring Teaching” and I’m doing the whole proud parent thing about it.  We’ll do the whole naming day thing in an upcoming online book launch and details will be coming your way about that too. How to describe this little bundle…

It’s time to say ‘YES’ to Teacher Wellbeing

Now, more than ever, we know we need to prioritise Teacher Wellbeing. With numerous teachers feeling their wellbeing is suffering, and research showing this is impacting student learning, we can’t continue to try and fix this growing issue with ‘Wellbeing Wednesdays’ anymore. We know our teachers are tired, paperwork is mountainous and chocolates on the staffroom…

The truth about RP.

Here’s the truth about Restorative Practices and schools – it hasn’t always been rolled out so well.  Sometimes that’s been because you’ve been trained by people who just don’t get schools – the time constraints, the purpose, the pressure from parents who just don’t get it or the rusted-on staff member who says “but there…