Month: December 2019

The Infinite Game of Education

Ive recently finished reading ‘The Infinite Game’ by Simon Sinek and it has really resonated with me in terms of how I view Education and also how I want to be as a potential School Leader. He speaks of leaders who have a finite mindset and play a finite game, these leaders base their ideals…

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The Infinite Game of Education

Our ‘thinking biases’ that interfere with learning

You may think that you are always clear and rational with your thoughts but perhaps that is not always the case. I was recently introduced to research around ‘cognitive biases’ by Bradley Busch, a chartered psychologist and director at InnerDrive. He taught me that cognitive biases are thought processes that can change how we perceive…

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Our ‘thinking biases’ that interfere with learning

Is time the great killer in our profession?

“Lost time is never found again” Benjamin Franklin. Teaching is a hard job, it is incredibly demanding. Before you start, I know we get great holidays but we can’t deny the massive wellbeing issue we have with teaching staff across the country. I can’t remember a day of my teaching career where the school hasn’t…

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Is time the great killer in our profession?

Why you should start a reading habit.

“Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching” I love reading. I believe that it makes me a better teacher and that it could make you a better teacher too. After all, who wouldn’t want to be a better teacher and to learn something every single day. It is what we want for our school…

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Why you should start a reading habit.