The Learning Renaissance

Thought For The Day: A New Beginning

July 21, 2022 · Leave a comment

If you do one thing to end this school year successfully, watch this seminar.

It has been a long and difficult academic year bringing disruption and challenges which have, between them, thwarted the scope and pace of school development planning. End the year on … Continue reading

July 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Change By Example

June 28, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Secret of Change

May 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

Transformational Change: From Random School Initiative to Capacity Building and Whole-School Cultural Development

  An initiative is needed in your school. It might be needed to plug a deficiency identified internally, or, more alarmingly, in response to a critical report. Most usually the … Continue reading

May 17, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Illusion of Stability

April 19, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Shape of Things to Come…

If anything summed up the attitude to education/learning development of the Learning Renaissance team, it is this infographic. However, it should be qualified. There are, in fact, no times of … Continue reading

April 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

How to Learn From Your Mistakes | MindTools.com

Learning from your mistakes is one thing. Putting what you’ve learned into practice is another. Follow these five steps to avoid repeating those mistakes. Find out more here: How to … Continue reading

December 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: There Are No Mistakes

December 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

How To Bounce Back From a Big Mistake | Adobe 99U

Everybody makes mistakes. But the true measure of a man – or woman – is how they recover. Here are six tips on bouncing back gracefully: How To Bounce Back … Continue reading

December 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

How to Increase Your Mistake Tolerance | Psychology Today

Don’t avoid mistakes; learn from them. Childhood social anxiety is correlated with making mistakes. Those with low self-esteem suffer the most. Instead of looking at the error as an opportunity … Continue reading

December 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Joyce Brothers on Mistakes

December 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Micro Habit Stacking – 25 Small Changes To Improve Your Life | Medium

Building habits in small ways is a sustainable approach that doesn’t overwhelm your brain. A small action daily is infinitely better and more impactful than a massive change you can’t … Continue reading

November 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Small Steps

November 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cultural Change – Designing the Staff Meeting

Few elements of organisation and communication reveal more about the dominant culture of the school than the staff meeting. Well designed and purposeful, they can be an essential element in … Continue reading

October 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Stress

August 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: The Power of Mistakes

August 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Recognizing When It’s Time for a Change | Edutopia

From switching schools to pursuing new opportunities in the district, teachers can make changes to address their burnout, writes a teacher career coach. When I start meeting with teachers, they … Continue reading

July 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Beautiful Change

May 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Keep Walking

March 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Good Mantra for the Return to School…

I think that attitudes, behaviours and values will need to be re-established as pupils return to school. The return to school is an ideal time to re-establish positive communication and … Continue reading

March 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Making Progress

March 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Challenge of Change Management

Source: Tony Farias, via Slideshare

February 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Good to be supporting Arbor Education’s online conference with a blog post on future learning…

Like many, I seem to be spending an inordinate amount of time at my desk recently. The latest conference I was due to attend as a speaker has been reconstituted as … Continue reading

October 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Music collaboration across two continents… technology promoting cultural education!

Good to see my friend Phil Rooke receiving some recognition for his musical collaboration across two continents… we should be doing more of this. Working between schools in Australia and … Continue reading

October 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Sir Ken Robinson’s Challenge

August 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: One Choice at a Time

May 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Educationalists seem to be recognising that the current education system is untenable…

It will be interesting to see if the disruptive influence of the Coronavirus internationally will have a decisive influence in changing the direction and methodology of learning, or whether it … Continue reading

May 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

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