Rules and Behaviour are commonly discussed. In this vlog I share the ONLY rule I stick by – I invite you to do the same…
In nearly 20 years of teaching this is the day I learnt the most about behaviour.
It has informed my practice, how I work with pupils and how I support schools ever since.
In this vlog, I share what was so powerful.
The personal journeys we’ve had with discipline, behaviour, punishment, strictness and education form how we approach them as educators, schools and education systems. It is our responsibility to reflect an examine the practice we use in our schools and classrooms. In this blog, I share my story…
A vlog to answer the question once and for all.
Teenagers are discriminated against in our society in a way that is legal, unlike most minorities. This affects their behaviour. This affects their confidence. This affects their ability to form relationships. This affects their self-worth…and it affects their learning.
In this blog post, I invited one of these Headteachers, Ann-Marie Oliver, to share her experiences of leading a specialist SEMH school (Social, Emotional, Mental Health).
Her hard hitting stories about her pupils, and the detrimental affects of ‘more discipline’ behaviour approaches are stark. The call to action is clear.
Who gets the most behaviour points?
Who gets the most rewards?
What are our schools’ systemic biases and how does that affect both the projected and result in behaviour?
On 5th May 2021, BBC Radio Sheffield featured the EdWellColl Open Letter to Gavin Williamson urging him to put relationships and community ahead of academic catch up… find out how you can help.
Last month I had a huge response from my community (thanks Inspiring Educators!) to my poll asking where you need support in schools right now; there was a clear winner – Emotional Wellbeing.
When looking to support and improve the learning outcomes of any of our pupils it can be overwhelming. In this week’s vloggy-blog post I share the one element that will shift any strategy on pastoral care to actual academic progress.