It’s the little things that count

It’s the little things that count

The first time I saw a Fitbit it was worn by a PE teacher I was coaching. We’d finished our coaching session at the junior campus of his school and, as both of us were working at the senior campus that afternoon, I offered to drive him. He said he would walk. This...
Leading with Data in Schools

Leading with Data in Schools

Adapted from the preface and introduction to Leading Data-Informed Change in Schools.Data are everywhere. On a Monday morning, our phones know we’re heading to work and tell us whether the traffic will be light or heavy. Data collected on our online activity feed into...
Adapting to Teaching in a New World

Adapting to Teaching in a New World

Originally published on the Solution Tree Blog. Teachers are used to standing at the water’s edge, peering into the distance and seeing wave after wave of change coming their way. It can certainly be daunting. Usually, teachers can correctly gauge how much time they...
Beginning Teachers: Not Just Surviving but Thriving

Beginning Teachers: Not Just Surviving but Thriving

Across Australia, school leaders are reporting high numbers of beginning teachers entering the profession. Since the provision of effective support for beginning teachers throughout their first year is central to developing their expertise and encouraging retention, a...