Category Archives: school culture and climate

Why engage a Mentor?

I feel as if I have been a Mentor for the duration of my professional life – an educator who loves to see others flourish! While a School Principal I did this daily – sometimes formally but more often than not informally. Mentoring young members of staff, mentoring those staff at transitional points in their career, mentoring those changing professions and mentoring those who have sought me out! People all … Continue reading

Educational apps ! Beware the app which promotes compliance!

Educators and teachers are being bombarded by digital marketing companies promoting their particular “app” promising to make their role in the classroom easier! – but at what cost to our students? Are our educators critically questioning the app that they are being “sold”! Many apps are extraordinary with real life learning opportunities being enhanced for the students but others are merely management tools which limit the relationship opportunities which are … Continue reading