Jobs and careers are like romantic relationships, they can require a lot from you. Education is one of those professions that people might describe as more of a calling, than a career. You could certainly earn a lot more money doing something else! Something that I have often struggled with is the idea that ifContinue reading “Career Rebounding: Don’t ask me why I left, ask me why I couldn’t stay?”
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Why I don’t message back sometimes…
I have always been an anxious person. At school I was flagged up repeatedly as a concern, and as an adult I continue to have chronic struggles with mental health. When I have bad days I can’t leave the house, and when I have good days I probably just appear a little nervous or quiet.Continue reading “Why I don’t message back sometimes…”
Home, I miss you.
It’s been eighteen months since the pandemic began and two years since I was home… Home, I miss you. Even though my home now is where my wife is, where my job is, and where my dogs are causing havoc, my other home is where I started to build towards all of the things thatContinue reading “Home, I miss you.”
WISEducation Podcast – Episode 10 is OUT NOW!
In this episode I had the privilege of speaking with Nunana Nyomi, Associate Director of Higher Education Services, Council of International Schools. In this episode we discuss how Higher Education has had to respond to the challenges of the pandemic by finding ways to holistically assess students, and not rely on traditional mass assessment methods.Continue reading “WISEducation Podcast – Episode 10 is OUT NOW!”
WISEducation Podcast – Episode 9 is OUT NOW!
In this episode I had the privilege of speaking with Tricia Friedman, Creative Content Director with Shifting Schools and creator of the Be A Better Ally podcast. We discuss the often unasked question of ‘what is it like to be a queer educator?’ and Tricia candidly shares some of her experiences. We also talk aboutContinue reading “WISEducation Podcast – Episode 9 is OUT NOW!”
WISEducation Podcast – Episode 8 is OUT NOW!
In this episode I had the privilege of speaking with Daniel Wickner, founder of Identity-Centered Learning and Elementary Teacher at Hong Kong International School. In this episode we discuss the importance of placing identity at the centre of our students’ learning, not by planting seeds for our students, but rather allowing them to plant theirContinue reading “WISEducation Podcast – Episode 8 is OUT NOW!”
Putting pen to paper, or words to a Google Doc: 5 tips on getting started with blog writing
I’m definitely by no means an expert but writing blogs is something that I’ve come to really enjoy over the past year… funny the effect lockdown has on you! There are many, many different blogs out there with tips on how to write a blog (I’d probably go ahead and read them instead ha!) butContinue reading “Putting pen to paper, or words to a Google Doc: 5 tips on getting started with blog writing”
WISEducation Podcast – Episode 7 is OUT NOW!
In this episode I had the privilege of speaking with Matthew Savage, consultant, trainer and coach, founder of #themonalisaeffect, and former International School Principal. This was a really special conversation where Matthew shared his son Jack’s journey, and what his transgender son has taught him about inclusion. We also talk about the importance of placingContinue reading “WISEducation Podcast – Episode 7 is OUT NOW!”
Call for articles for the new Wellbeing in International Schools Magazine!
I’m very excited to share the news that I have partnered with Independent Schools Management Plus and have signed an exclusive distribution arrangement which will see the WISEducation Magazine relaunched and re-branded as the ‘Wellbeing in International Schools Magazine’ by WISEducation. It is also very exciting that it will be a sister magazine to theContinue reading “Call for articles for the new Wellbeing in International Schools Magazine!”
WISEducation Podcast – Episode 6 is OUT NOW!
In this episode I had the privilege of speaking with Kathy Wallace, Head of IB Language and Literature at UWC, Singapore. We explore an interesting and wide range of topics, including Kathy’s research on ‘Out Of The Local And Into The Global: Parental Perspectives Of International Education In Singapore’, parentocracy and elitism in international education, theContinue reading “WISEducation Podcast – Episode 6 is OUT NOW!”