Partnership … not Pivot

Honestly, if I get one more email telling me their business or school has had to “pivot” due to Coronavirus … I may explode. If there’s one thing I know for sure, it’s that “pivot” will be on the first post Covid-19 bingo card for those absurd corporate words that weasel their way into our…

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FREE 5-day course for teachers.

We did a little something special here at Real Schools Academy and I am delighted to share it with you! In May, RSA is launching its online learning platform and we wanted to give you a little taste before we get started. At first, we planned to make this available just for Graduate Teacher, but…

School Culture Hoodlifts

Sometimes, when things are tough, all you really need is somebody to talk to. Somebody who won’t judge you and doesn’t have a hidden or departmental agenda. Times are a tough right now – and the prognosis is that they’ll get tougher.  Not for a second should any of us assume that a school shutdown…

Gamifying cultural leadership

I get it. When crisis comes, with it comes emotion.  And in the midst of emotions – especially emotions like anxiety, frustration, uncertainty and fear – strategising and decision making is incredibly difficult. For School Leaders intent on human support, this can make determining the right thing to do or the first thing to do…

It’s OK if it feels uncomfortable

As teachers and school leaders are currently working hard to prepare for this new and challenging world of online learning and school closures, I just want you to know that it’s ok if it feels uncomfortable and overwhelming.  There is a lot of great content, support, advice and tips on the internet and social media…

School Culture Hoodlifts

Sometimes, when things are tough, all you really need is somebody to talk to. Somebody who won’t judge you and doesn’t have a hidden or departmental agenda. Times are a tough right now – and the prognosis is that they’ll get tougher.  Not for a second should any of us assume that a school shutdown…

A Trivia Night For Trapped Teachers

At times of great stress and uncertainty, most will agree that some little slightly inappropriate laughter doesn’t go astray. Given that we’ve had a theme running this week around self-care for educators, it seemed a no-brainer that we’d find a way to care for ourselves by letting a little mirth and hilarity into your lives. So…