An alternative perspective
Ah, the provocative title. Thanks for nothing. Kind of snarky and self-pitying. But never fear, the story turns out to be a positive one.
When Jennifer Abrams complained to her friend, Shirley, about a hurtful interaction with a colleague that left her feeling weak and small and one which she felt was unfair, Shirley’s response upon hearing the details was priceless.
Spirit of a city
Dr. Huda Halawachy, who teaches at the University of Mosul, remained in her home town while it endured the three year occupation by ISIS. In conversation with Andy Homden she recalls the days after liberation in 2017, reflects on the lessons of war and celebrates a community’s enduring spirit.
Six essential steps to take: it’s all about people
With the growing competition for students and staff, it has never been more important for a website to be noticed and read properly by the people you want to reach. Andy Homden looks at what you should be doing to give your website the edge.
An interesting two years
Financial crises, ash clouds, haze, epidemics, regulatory changes, geopolitical instability – all are beyond a Headteacher’s control, and all pose a threat to a school’s health and growth. Andy Homden, who was in his first headship at the Alice Smith School in Kuala Lumpur during 1997 recalls how a combination of existential threats lead to the development of a new and flexible approach to strategic planning which has been put to the test more than once in the last 15 years.