Knowledge has PR problem. Knowledge is seen as difficult, complex, and sometimes, impractical. Theories of knowledge can leave people confused, … More


A common feature of effective teams within which I have worked has always been trust. Trust in both directions; trust … More

Lines of communication

Lines of communication are crucial within schools. While the message that is provided is important, it is also important to … More


Listening is hard. An integral part of the leadership of change, listening is one of the underutilised, often forgotten “superpowers” … More

Conversational Questions

Conversations in schools are usually problem focussed: Attainment in Year 9 science is not high enough Year 10 attendance data … More