In every outdoor activity there are countless risk factors that must be considered to ensure safe operation and an enjoyable experience. David Gregory suggests a triangle of threats need to be managed – and that this analysis can be applied to other types of risk management.
Don’t take your strengths for granted
David Gregory is an experienced outdoor edcuation and ski intructor, based in Australia. On a recent trip to Canada however, he faced a new challenge on Whistler Mountain and realised he had become complacent, and this was undermining his skills as a teacher.
A Journey for new school leaders
Taking up a principal’s role for the first time – or taking over at a new school – is tough for anyone. Ciaran McMahon suggests that you have to adjust, be patient, listen, get the right people on your side and acquire “the knowledge”, and thinks they should be more like lambs than lions.