What does achievement look like to you?

Sir Peter Medawar was a Brazilian-born English scientist. In 1960 he was the co-winner of a Nobel Prize with Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet for their pioneering work in tissue grafting which is the basis of organ transplants, and their discovery of acquired immunological tolerance It’s fair to say that he, unlike me, was something of an academic. Grant me a […]

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The Virtuous Cycle

(Genuine) Engagement & Wellbeing enhance achievement, yet how many schools pursue achievement at the expense of engagement and wellbeing? The following is an extract from my manifesto, “Still Trying to Find X”.   The Virtuous Cycle It is essential that we create a Virtuous Cycle for all students in our schools. The Virtuous Cycle relies on having positive relationships at its heart or hub. Think […]

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Still Trying to Find X

I’m pleased to announce that my first Education Manifesto is now available to download or collaborate with online. Entitled Still Trying to Find X – Change Your Thinking, Change Your School, the manifesto explores some key ideas around the concepts of engagement, wellbeing and achievement. I invite you to share the PDF or the weblink with those in your professional networks, and […]

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