It’s Exciting!

I live in a country town in South West Victoria and it’s an exciting time in our house!  No, and it’s not just because my 4 kids and my wife will be returning to school this week. Although I must say, returning to school is pretty exciting. The excitement comes for another reason. At some…

Welcome to teaching

Hey Graduate teacher, how is your first year of teaching going? I imagine it isn’t how you anticipated. To be fair, no-one thought 2020 would play out like this.  Your first year of teaching though, never really is as you expect. It doesn’t take long before you realise that perhaps some things were missing from…

Three FREE White Papers … just to help.

Recently, we arranged some chats for Teachers, Assistant Principals and Principals across Australia – and we were delighted to provide an opportunity for them to just talk.  No agenda.  No obligation. To prime that conversation, we sent out three separate White Papers for each group.  Today, we’d like to provide them for you too as…

It’s not your fault.

Good Will Hunting is a rather cool movie about the impact one teacher can have on young people at risk.  Towards the end, there’s an iconic scene that anyone who has seen the movie will remember. It’s become known as the “It’s not your fault scene” In it, Sean (played by Robin Williams) speaks to Will (Matt Damon)…

If you need a hand …

I’ve personally had several calls and conversations lately from School Leaders looking to lift their heads from the daily challenges of the current circumstances and to instead plan for the future.   The theme in those conversations was clear.  They’re looking to get their collective Executive Leadership Team on the same page and then they’re…