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April 2015

Bully Bully! Why you hate your SLT

Of Bullies and Accomplices: Over the years it has become clear to me that the word bully is a very powerful one. It's origins from the 1500's come from the word "sweetheart" (http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=bully). What a journey!  In the 1600's it... Continue Reading →

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Question One – Why do you want to be a teacher?

Why do you want to be a teacher? It's the standard type of interview question, usually the first (sometimes adapted to say ‘at this school’) and it is almost always answered with little real or deep thought. But it is... Continue Reading →

Press Post and Duck – All teachers are lazy, good for nothing…

Right that got your attention. Firstly, to set the record straight, SLT's should support teachers so that they can teach. It is a no brainer. I have spent my last 10 years as a head doing this. To all the... Continue Reading →

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