Monthly Archives: June 2011

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett, the Irish poet and playwright penned these words in 1983 (Worstward Ho), and I can’t say they caught my attention then. Beckett as a writer seems to me someone you have to keep trying until you develop the … Continue reading

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Ordinary people doing extraordinary things…

…takes my breath away, and makes me proud to lead  my school. Being in charge at the start of any academic year is an onerous responsibility – the who, what, where, when, why and how of school planning has to … Continue reading

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The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present.

In my efforts to understand and contribute in the rapidly changing world involving learning, my research is both wide ranging and eclectic.  Which it needs to be,  because none of us have any idea where the next good idea that … Continue reading

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