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The need for change

December 28, 2010 2 comments

The battle between routine and novelty

Welcome to my WordPress blog.

Five months on the previous blog.  That’s about right for me.  I have an overwhelming need for novelty; to find something better; or just to find something different.  I appreciate that change for change’s sake is not to everyone’s taste but for me, change is necessary just to prevent stagnation. Read more…

Flying through an open door

September 1, 2010 Leave a comment

The battle at the edge of the comfort zone

Three years ago, our Headteacher started the new school year by sharing a story with the staff about a fly and a window.  The premise of the story was a fly that kept crashing into a window many times when attempting to escape from a room.  Never does the fly turn around and fly out of the open door.

I work in a fantastic school with the most committed colleagues, and we do well for our children, but if we want to do even better we need to find new ways of doing things, rather than just repeating the same ones and expecting different results.  Read more…