September 2017

August 2017

Steps to ‘Lean’ Educational Leadership


This is the first in a series of monthly guest posts by Petrina North, Sycol Black Belt and education leadership expert.

Innovation in a Time of Crisis


Few things have changed since the advent of the modern education system. At least that’s the common belief: Education needs reform. What has changed dramatically is that many teachers work in what’s being called an “exam factory” rather than truly offering students the benefits of their deep subject knowledge.

Who Comes First and Why


Who comes first: Employees, customers or shareholders? HR Bartender Sharlyn Lauby says this is the question that drives every company culture. While some organisations fall back on the happiness equation wherein happy employees means happy customers, and happy customers means happy shareholders. However, in education, the answer must be the customer: students and their parents.

July 2017

June 2017

May 2017

5 Ways to Cultivate a Growth Mindset


The only limits are the ones we impose on ourselves. This is the case for individuals and for organisations. So when we see top heavy organisations with strong attachment to the way things have always been done, we see an organisation that has set limitations for itself and its employees.

Motivation vs Discipline


Is it really necessary for leaders to be inspirational? Is motivation an indicator of engagement? While some would argue that, yes, leaders need to inspire and that motivation leads to better engagement, there is another school of thought: The best engagement is a result of culture alignment, a sense of purpose, and the exercise of discipline.

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