This.

I have nothing to write or say. If you want to know how I CAN write, how much I reflect on my job, my rôle, education and “all things learning”, feel free to read back through my blog. Lots of people have told me that I write well. That I inspire, help, teach through my … Continue reading This.

Deep breath needed.

Deep breath neeed here. Some honesty. This is a post for my lovely virtual friend Hope Virgo and her #dumpthescales campaign. Warning - there is mention of weight and scales here. Possible trigger. This is the reality of being in recovery from disordered eating. I am 49. I am a senior leader in a school. … Continue reading Deep breath needed.

Book review: Leading From The Edge. James Hilton. Published by Bloomsbury.

This book is an absolute must-read for any school leader who is experiencing stress or wishes to understand what it is like to do so. I write and know a lot about teacher wellbeing but this year I have teetered on the edge and wondered about my ability and desire to carry on. James is … Continue reading Book review: Leading From The Edge. James Hilton. Published by Bloomsbury.

10 Questions

Another outing for this one. In the summer holidays we often reflect on whether the job we are in the right one, or whether we should have a re-think. Here, then, 10 questions that you need to answer ‘yes’ to* if you want to be a teacher/stay in teaching, in my humblest of opinions. (Please … Continue reading 10 Questions