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Reflections on #EdExMENA

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The EdExMENA school leaders event this week was a great event held at Le Meridien Hotel and Conference centre in Dubai. I was the closing keynote speaker at the event which is always a great slot to have. Obviously, you always worry that it could be seen as the graveyard…

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The importance of listening

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“There is as much wisdom in listening as there is in speaking – and that goes for all relationships, not just romantic ones.” – Daniel Dae Kim I’ve been reflecting a lot on listening recently. I haven’t been the best at it but I’m trying to get better. The Greek…

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Stop! Don’t press send!

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Email is great. I love it. Such a quick, efficient and immediate means of communication. Many of us use it and for good reason. Whenever I have a corridor conversation with a colleague I always make sure that I follow it up with an immediate email to summarise the conversation…

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Empathy in school leadership

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Originally written for the Show My Homework blog, this post examines the different ways you can show empathy as a school leader. I hope you find it on point and useful. Empathy: (noun) the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Life can be pretty sucky. It’s true….

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