Time to celebrate

November 17, 2020 Comments Off on Time to celebrate

Time to celebrate The clouds above us join and separate. The breeze in the courtyard leaves and returns. Life is like that, so why not relax? Who can stop us […]

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How/Do you teach Values?

October 15, 2020 Comments Off on How/Do you teach Values?

How/Do you teach Values? “Values are like fingerprints. Nobody’s are the same but you leave ‘em over everything you do” Elvis Presley Values are at the heart of the Values […]

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What does back to school 2020 mean for you?

August 16, 2020 Comments Off on What does back to school 2020 mean for you?

What does back to school 2020 mean for you? When I was a child, I dreaded the start of the new school year. I couldn’t bear to lose the freedom […]

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Be brave, be joyful and let it go

June 20, 2020 Comments Off on Be brave, be joyful and let it go

Feeling a bit apprehensive?  Nobody would blame you. As we look forward to a new school year in September we can’t help being aware of the bigger picture. The summer […]

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Where did we go wrong? Three voices; shared ideas

June 15, 2020 Comments Off on Where did we go wrong? Three voices; shared ideas

Where did we go wrong? Three voices; shared ideas I haven’t posted anything about black lives matter yet, but have spent a lot of time following links, new people, reading […]

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How do you live with change?

May 6, 2020 1

How do you live with change? I lived over twenty-one years in the Sultanate of Oman. I loved the consistency of the weather. Every day I would wake up and […]

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We cannot, must not, go back

April 21, 2020 Comments Off on We cannot, must not, go back

We cannot, must not, go back Education experts in a range of settings around the world were unanimous on this point in last week’s WISE online conference: Education Disrupted, Education […]

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In the words of John Ssentamu

April 9, 2020 Comments Off on In the words of John Ssentamu

In the words of John Ssentamu Sometimes you meet someone online who captures your imagination and with whom you build up a rapport. John Ssentamu is one such person. I […]

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Living without?

April 1, 2020 Comments Off on Living without?

Living without? Living the day without the rest of the world – when we included in our book this tried and tested activity devised by Oxfam back in the late […]

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Covid-19 and schools

March 27, 2020 Comments Off on Covid-19 and schools

Covid 19 and schools I am involved with a Multi-Academy Trust in a very deprived inner-city area.  I am concerned about all families at this time, but my sleepless nights […]

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Let us not forget

March 23, 2020

Let us not forget Am I too self-absorbed? I have been thinking a lot about how the corona virus (just think, most of us never even knew that word at […]

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