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Your first 100 days as a leaderfree12 December 2018

Just got a new leadership job?The first 100 days in a new leadership role are crucial. All eyes are on the new leader. What should you focus on during this time in order to make the greatest impact? more

How do you embed ToK in the school?free1 December 2018

How do you create a TOK culture in your school?The following are top tips collated from school heads during Administrators' workshopsShared Language: Ensure that you have a shared understanding and language... more

New Standards and Practices27 November 2018

The IB published the new standards in October 2018. They will come into effect 2020. The new standards can be found on 'My IB'.On this page I highlight the differences between the January 2014 standards... more

Being pedagogical26 November 2018

The IB describes pedagogical intelligence in the following way: "IB leaders develop a school culture that fosters and values professional learning. They recognise that they need to build individual and... more

Being insightful21 November 2018

The IB describes heuristic intelligence in the following way: " IB leaders develop their own mental shortcuts or make logical leaps of the mind to form an inference of what is the best explanation and... more

Being strategic21 November 2018

The IB describes strategic intelligence in the following way: "IB leaders are forward thinking, see the bigger picture, recognize emerging trends and translate strategy into action while aligning people... more

Being Principled - an IB attribute18 November 2018

(of a person or their behaviour) acting in accordance with morality and showing recognition of right and wrong.The IB describes this attribute in terms of a person who (a) acts with integrity and honesty,... more

Sculpture18 November 2018

In October 2018 I visited Kent State University to co-facilitate leadership workshops in the School of Education. I was especially taken by a small sculpture garden they had created on the campus, known... more

How do we develop multiple perspectives?free11 November 2018

International-mindedness starts with understanding ourselves in order to effectively connect with others.Each of us sees the world through the lens of our own life experiences.In this section we explore... more

Global Citizen - what does it mean?10 November 2018

What does it mean to be a global citizen?According to Madeleine Green being a global citizen is:Here we explore these themes through film and quotations. This page presents at times controversial resources... more