Blog posts

How is school leadership changing? 7 October 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us all, calling for new ways of leading in times of continuous uncertainty, complexity, and crisis.“A new chapter is being written about school leadership in disruptive... more

Beginning of year - professional micro-learning 10 August 2021

As many schools start to reopen for a new school year (in the northern hemisphere) induction and professional development programmes will take centre stage.The IB have produced several very helpful free... more

Features of the best education systems 15 May 2021

I am grateful to Pasi Sahlberg for his informative webinar on International lessons from successful education systems which he delivered in the Inquiry Education Summit 2021, organised by Toddle on 15... more

How is leadership changing? 5 May 2021

The pandemic has changed the way we all have had to work.The pressure on school leaders working in these demanding and chaotic circumstances has been relentless.New leadership skills are being brought... more

Great free video resources 24 January 2021

Tom Sherrington and Emma Turner, UK-based and internationally-recognized education authors and consultants, have a lot on their minds. From best practices in classroom teaching to sustaining PD that makes... more

Remote learning - what is research telling us? 18 January 2021

The Education Endowment Fund examines the existing research (from 60 systematic reviews and meta-analyses) for approaches that schools can use to support students learning remotely, at home, online during... more

Remote learning myths 14 January 2021

As schools continue to deliver learning online there is an increasing amount of evidence of what works and what doesn't.The UK inspection regulator, Ofsted, has just published its report, What’s working... more

How can we help parents? 12 January 2021

Blended learning environments in present-day education, has put family engagement centre-stage and has never been more important for continuity of learning across all classroom settings. more

New Year promises - a personal manifesto 3 January 2021

The New Year is traditionally a time to make resolutions. I find it a good time to reflect on what is important as I move into the New Year. One way of doing this is to create your own personal manifesto.... more

A message for all teachers 27 December 2020

New year beginnings provide an opportunity to reflect. I hope this blog will be helpful to all teachers as a form of reflection at the beginning of 2021. I am grateful to Michele Hill and Paul J. Berardelli... more