A word of thanks: our profession is packed with brilliant passionate people.
Sometimes I feel it is necessary to state the obvious. Teachers and schools leaders are horribly taken for granted in the political bun-fight. I’ve been out on the road recently and what strikes me is that, wherever I go, I meet the most amazing people. Our profession is packed with such passionate, brilliant, dedicated people.
It is now very firmly one of my favourite things to do to visit a school and hear the Head or Principal, the staff and students talk about what they do; their successes; challenges – their vision for what they’d like to achieve. It’s absolutely inspiring every time. Then there’s the continuing stream of inspiration and intellectual clarity that emanates from the world of blogging and writing – I learn something new every week. I also love the range of educational movements that continue to grow, taking the education system by the scruff of…
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