Lesson Six: Getting people working together: managing teams, departments, schools.

“…that meeting was such a waste of time. Nobody ever says anything! I mean what’s the point? If they want us to do something then just put it in an email..” Racheal, Drama Teacher What Happens in Groups? This is… Continue Reading

Lesson Four: Getting Adolescents Going

…once I got my mind right, everything else began to fall into place. Child Psychologist, Donald Winnicott said “we have to recognise the everlasting in the ephemeral”.   (Winnicott, 1971) In other words, don’t just react to the moment. When a… Continue Reading

Lesson Three: Take Charge of Yourself in the Classroom

If we are not aware of how we are emotionally driven to make decisions then we are fools to ourselves. Worse, we are fools in charge of the life chances of others! Understanding the place emotion plays in learning will… Continue Reading