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Teambuilding and Vision in a New Team

Taking on your first leadership role is a complicated thing to do. I thoroughly thought about how I would embark upon this journey and spent several hours in coaching, drafting the plan of how to go about it in the best possible way to get the best outcomes. Here are a few of my experiences.
Written by Christopher Coe ( 26 April 2018 )

Instagram in Education

How do you best connect with students using technology? In particular, I’m interested in how to engage Generation Z using social media for a variety of purposes. That’s why I took it upon myself to launch an official school Instagram account for Whalley Range 11-18 High School.
Written by Tom Corney ( 25 April 2018 )

Across Trust Coaching Course

I was recently invited to attend a cross Trust coaching course to build on and develop my skills as an NQT mentor. This course took place at the three schools within the trust in rotation and required us to explore input through implementing coaching conversations and other coaching skills with our mentee.
Written by Natasha Wicikowski ( 20 April 2018 )

The ‘tech’ in your pocket – Friend or Foe?

The issue of teenagers and technology has hit the news in recent times, particularly around the impact that it might have on their mental health and the quality of their sleep. At the ELT (Education and Leadership Trust), we embrace the use of technology in the classroom, with two of our schools being BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environments. However, we want the students in our schools to learn how to use technology appropriately and learn how to manage the distractions from the tech in their pocket.
Written by Kate Wragg ( 09 February 2018 )

 

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