5 Voices and 5 Learnings from COVID-19

5 Voices and 5 Learnings from COVID-19

As we celebrate moving out of lockdown, we need to take the time to reflect and build on any lessons learnt. We have this window of opportunity to pause before we default to the pre-COVID norm and respond to the learnings from the distance learning experience. There...
Being a Principal; it’s a Journey, not a Destination

Being a Principal; it’s a Journey, not a Destination

To all principals reading this, an apology and a request, please be patient with me. This blog kicks off by painting a bit of a bleak picture, one that contains information and opinions that will not come as a surprise to any of you and, are probably not what you want...
Transitioning Back to School

Transitioning Back to School

As we move down the COVID-19 Alert Levels our schools will slowly return to being a place where, once again, learners and teachers occupy the same physical space. The Christchurch educational experience can provide some insights and guidance as to what this might, or...
Learner Agency: The Power to Act Part One

Learner Agency: The Power to Act Part One

Educational trends come and go and those of us who have been around for long enough, we have seen our fair share of the latest idea, presented as a “silver bullet’’ or the “future of education”, or both. We can be excused for feeling a little jaded or cynical as the...