Are schools aiming for a win-win?

The most effective relationships are built on mutual respect and trust. According to John Hattie in Visible Learning, when respect, trust, care and cooperation are present, it creates an environment where errors are ‘not only tolerated, but also welcomed.’ It’s a theme that runs through Stephen Covey’s best-seller, Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, in particular … More Are schools aiming for a win-win?

Sharpening our saw (focus)

Our leadership team recently met with the Victoria Department of Education and Melbourne Catholic Education Office. This peer to peer professional learning was invaluable. Firstly, it provided an opportunity to hear what other educators/leaders are doing to improve their system’s learning and teaching and teacher-learning. Secondly, it allowed us to participate in a professional dialogue and … More Sharpening our saw (focus)