How School 21 approaches work experience through an antiracist lens
There are some things School 21 has done for some time that in unexpected ways contribute to our newly articulated antiracist agenda. One of these things is the development and implementation of Real World Learning.
A few weeks ago I was participating in a fantastic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion session by Adrian McLean (@character_guy) and Hannah Wilson (@ethical_leader) as part of the BLA and we were challenged to write a blog.
Reflecting on the concepts of ‘tokenism’, ‘single story’ and ‘the Other’
At School 21, we are thinking deeply about diversity, equity and inclusion. This is multi-faceted, complicated and often difficult and uncomfortable work. We hope to share much of what we are doing over the coming months
Since I stepped down from headship in 2010 I have done quite a bit of work with serving and aspiring educational leaders at all levels. It has been a privilege to support them, and to help them to prepare for the next
Creating a dynamic learning community with teacher professional learning and wellbeing at its heart
In September 2012, I took up my first headship in a school that had been graded as ‘Requiring Improvement’ by Ofsted weeks earlier. The teaching team had been told they weren’t good enough and were on their knees
I was recently invited onto a podcast by the free mental health app Sidekick. I am fortunately and regularly invited to talk on podcasts, panels and workshops on all things wellbeing, resilience and positive leadership.