Challenging your inner critic

15th May 2020

Our inner voice is incredibly important, but sometimes it can be a little cruel. By understanding its concerns, and welcoming it as a friend, we can reclaim our power CREDIT: This is an edited version [read more]

Four tips to make you a better leader

4th May 2020

People management skills, critically, enable managers to solve problems and engage employees. You can build your people management skills by making small changes in your mindset and your perspective on problems CREDIT: This is an [read more]

Traits of effective school leaders

1st May 2020

Leadership is far more complex than we often think, and with a job as varied as SBL, focusing on the ‘leadership’ part can be challenging. So, what traits do make an effective school leader? CREDIT: [read more]

Four ways to motivate your team

22nd April 2020

A good leader who mentors individuals also validates the outcomes of their mentoring. If you are going to lead your team, then dedicated mentoring is essential to maintain employee morale and productivity CREDIT: This is [read more]

Time to turn schools upside-down and inside-out

11th March 2020

Malcolm Groves and John West-Burnham, authors of Flipping Schools, offer a radical re-think on traditional approaches to school improvement, focusing on the education of the most vulnerable, disadvantaged and often overlooked children in society. Their [read more]

How to be more toddler

10th March 2020

In an excerpt from her book, Be More Toddler, Emma Turner describes the moment when she first realised she should be taking leadership inspiration from the littlest sources A ball pit at soft play may [read more]

Take me down to the garden city

9th March 2020

A new school in a new city demands a new way of thinking. We spoke to Joanne Wilkinson-Tabi, headteacher at a soon-to-open primary school in the garden city of Ebbsfleet, about her leadership strategy for [read more]

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