Teacher Coaching: What school leaders need to consider

Teacher Coaching: What school leaders need to consider

“Coaching done well may be the most effective intervention designed for human performance.” – Atul Gawande, Personal Best, The New Yorker Coaching is a fantastic opportunity for experienced teachers to develop themselves further. But also, for new teachers, it can...
ITE in the New Normal

ITE in the New Normal

Written by Tim Gander, Director of Education, The Mind Lab. With the announcement that schools in New Zealand would be entering a period of lockdown and ‘school-led learning at home’, the beginning teachers we worked with had to rethink their approach to teaching and...
Being a Principal; it’s a Journey, not a Destination

Being a Principal; it’s a Journey, not a Destination

Written by Steve Saville. To all principals reading this, an apology and a request, please be patient with me. This blog kicks off by painting a bit of a bleak picture, one that contains information and opinions that will not come as a surprise to any of you and, are...
Transitioning Back to School

Transitioning Back to School

Written by Steve Saville. As we move down the COVID-19 Alert Levels, our schools are slowly returning to being a place where, once again, learners and teachers occupy the same physical space. Although the education system has gone through one of the largest shifts...
4 tips to protect your wellbeing whilst remote teaching

4 tips to protect your wellbeing whilst remote teaching

As teachers, protecting your wellbeing at the best of times can be hard. It’s especially important that during this challenging time, our mental and physical health stays in the forefront of our minds. However you are teaching right now, whether that’s delivering some...