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However do you want me: The challenges of remote learning and teaching

19 Jan 2021

Remote learning and teaching are beyond difficult. Teacher, mother, cook, cleaner, IT technician, personal assistant, therapist, coach and motivational speaker. How many roles can we juggle?

Coaching and mentoring: Supporting the professional development of NQTs in schools

13 Jan 2021

Leading the VNET NQT community this year, as an online experience has been a real challenge. Welcoming news is the Early Career Framework and here I am pleased to introduce Dr Jonathan Doherty, lecturer in teacher education at Leeds Trinity University, whose guest blog is a welcome one.

EDP Future 50: Here we go!

06 Jan 2021

We are absolutely delighted to have been selected as part of the EDP Future 50 programme.

2020. Good riddance and all of that.

15 Dec 2020

It's the last blog post of 2020. Time to look back and evaluate the hardest year we had in recent history.

Mental health and wellbeing: How can external coaching help?

08 Dec 2020

The educational field - like many others - has a stigma around mental health.

Heads and teachers want to leave. Why is this concerning?

02 Dec 2020

Headteachers, teachers and school staff are between the workers most affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

Coaching in Norfolk: The challenges and perks of being a rural business

24 Nov 2020

Establishing my business in Norfolk sends a message that rural schools can be as relevant and dynamic as the lure of the urban.

Headteacher Wellbeing

17 Nov 2020

In our very first guest blog, Alex Griffiths, Headteacher of Brooke Primary School, brings a reflection on headteacher wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis.

What is the difference between coaching and mentoring?

10 Nov 2020

Coaching and mentoring are terms that are still misunderstood and often interchanged in school environments.

Can one only understand the impact of coaching by being coached?

30 Oct 2020

It is heartening to find those without experiencing it, could understand and find value in the coaching practices.