Tag Archive: Engagement

Can EVC save the staffroom?

December 1, 2019 11:10 am
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I have just been reading the excellent article from @nicola_slawson in the Guardian about the demise of the staff room as a communal space. Her premise is that this could be down to three main factors:

It smells like team spirit?

August 29, 2019 9:31 am
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What does it take to create a collective staff? This is an age-old concern of all management. How to create a collective and channelled purpose whilst not enforcing a stifling artificial culture. We have seen various incarnations over the years, organised team building, “you will have fun” nights out, instructions how to do it at Inset all which have not really transferred well from corporate culture to education.

It smells like team spirit?

May 16, 2019 4:08 pm
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What does it take to create a collective staff? This is an age-old concern of all management. How to create a collective and channelled purpose whilst not enforcing a stifling artificial culture. We have seen various incarnations over the years, organised team building, “you will have fun” nights out, instructions how to do it at Inset all which have not really transferred well from corporate culture to education.

The Staffroom: Rumours of its death premature?

December 20, 2018 1:25 pm
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I have just been reading the excellent article from @nicola_slawson in the Guardian about the demise of the staff room as a communal space. Her premise is that this could be down to three main factors:

Employee Engagement for Schools- Why does Every Voice Count?

December 3, 2018 11:06 am
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The classroom can be the most amazing place to be and one of the most satisfying places to work. Discussions raging, students enjoying learning, a real buzz and everyone enjoying the lesson. However, there are also the lessons that seem to last an eternity, confrontations, disruption and the worry of the “learning walk” or worse!