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  • It’s Been a Rollercoaster…

    Well, after a ridiculously long blogging hiatus, I am back. Getting my head back into this “blogging” caper has been plaguing me for quite a while and although I am not one to be making excuses, because put simply, that’s a cop-out, the fact of the matter is that stepping up into an Assistant Principal […]

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  • Leadership Lessons Learned

    Over the past 4 weeks as part of the Bastow UP (Unlocking Potential) Principal Preparation Course, I have had the absolute pleasure in ‘shadowing’ a local primary school principal. Before I go on I will take this opportunity to thank that principal, their amazing staff, and the wider school community for allowing me into their community and making […]

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  • Not Educational… Not to Worry!

    Following on my previous posts around student voice and iPad applications for learning, I have listed below just a few applications that I have had students use a lot over the years to support what they have been learning. The catch here with these app’s is that they are not what you might call ‘educational’… […]

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  • Student Voice Is Key…

    I have spent my fair share of time over the years attempting to create and promote set or core iPad application lists for the settings that I have worked in. Anyone out there who perhaps has done something of similar ilk will maybe feel my pain when I say that this is no easy process. […]

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  • Why I Blog.

    In short… no idea. Thanks for reading! … Well actually… that’s not entirely true, about not having an idea that is. Truth be told I love it. I enjoy attempting to break down what seems to be the DaVinci Code that goes on inside my mind on a daily basis and get some of those jumbled […]

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  • Eric Sheninger: A Day With

    I have had the absolute pleasure of having seen some fine keynote speakers in my time. People who have shared brilliant messages, inspired me with powerful stories, challenged my thinking and practice and most of all driven me to make change for the better. I personally believe that keynote and key speakers are what you […]

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  • Kicking Goals.

    I would say that over the years I have been quite successful in the things that I have wanted to implement and the change/s that I have aimed at facilitating in the setting I have previously worked. I can that I am proud of my achievements. I can also say that I would not of had […]

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  • Flipping the SWITCH!

    Earlier this year I started participating in a Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership course titled ‘Leading School Improvement’ with my College Principal and the 4 other College Educational Leaders. Having never ‘done’ a Bastow course before I was excited about what new learning this adventure would bring and in the short amount of time i’ve […]