Every So Often You Meet Someone Special – Continued…

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Wow, time really does fly. Incredibly it’s almost five years since I launched this website. I’ve written thirty-odd blogs in that time, but one in particular will always stand out.

I’ve never sought to build a narrative through this blog, but reading over past articles two themes stand out: the importance of social justice and the power of education to build a better world. These two themes really fused in “every so often you meet someone special.”

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Upholding Values In Education

I delivered this speech to the Brent School Governors’ Conference yesterday. It received a warm response, so I thought I’d share it online…

This Conference is about “The challenge of being challenging.”

But what do we really mean by challenge?

Scrutinising data, driving progress, pushing improvement. These all matter hugely.

But for me, the ultimate challenge is to uphold values in education.

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