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Starting a New Leadership Role in a New School

I have recently started a new role as a principal for the first time, in a completely new school in a new country. I have moved within Asia from a small school to a very big school, and from a … Continue reading

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EARCOS Leadership Conference Reflections

Well, I wasn’t sure what to expect this year at EARCOS.  I did not sign up for a pre-conference workshop as I normally would, so came with less direction of what I wanted to learn than in previous years.  Quickly … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

This summer was one of the best our family has had.  We cycled along the Danube, and were amazed at what Croatia offered when we visited there, right amidst the soccer world cup final stages.  Mostly, we had a fantastic … Continue reading

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Cognitive Coaching Journal Day 5

The review we have done today: I feel quite good that I knew a lot of the factual information from the first four days of cognitive coaching.  It was also very helpful talking to others about their learning from and … Continue reading

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Conditions for Innovation

I am currently reading The Innovator’s Mindset, by George Couros, in preparation for an upcoming PTC course.  In the meantime, in case you didn’t hear about it, Team New Zealand won the America’s Cup in sailing this week!  The NZ … Continue reading

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Righting Reflection Writing

How do we get reflection right?  So that reflection is: not seen as a chore meaningful celebratory, when appropriate energizing for those reflecting shared appropriately in the community. We talked about blogs and reflection a lot at #beyondblogging this year … Continue reading

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Appreciation & Giving Thanks

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