Assessment for learning? Sounds a lot like coaching to me!

Wowsers! There’s been some big news in the professional learning world over the last couple of weeks hasn’t there? Professional portfolios are out, professional growth cycles are in, and most recently, the Teaching Council is reminding us all about how to remain professional during the election period. It’s all go! But it’s the announcement about …

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The ADKAR change model in an educational setting.

More often than not, I LOVE a change, but I know that not everyone agrees that variety is the spice of life. I know this because navigating the choppy waters of change is the number 1 thing that I coach teachers through. It’s often said that when it comes to education, the only constant is …

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Dealing with toxic colleagues

When we’re out in the real world we describe something toxic as a thing that is poisonous to every member of a group. For example: ⚠️ Chocolate is toxic to dogs ⚠️ Uncooked eel blood is toxic to humans ⚠️ Chilli is toxic to pigeons   I don’t think that any one person is toxic.  …

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