education change

Read this if you want your staff or students to perform better

Business Coaching, Education, human rights, leadership, motivation, racism, staff wellbeing, team building

If your staff or students aren’t performing well, is it down to you? It has long been accepted wisdom that people perform better or worse in work and life in proportion to their self-belief. Henry Ford is reported to have…

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Can we stop racism?

Education, human rights, leadership, Life Skills, racism

The past year has again brought to the fore the reality of racial inequality in our world and the ongoing experience for so many of injustice and prejudicial treatment because of race and colour. Following the shocking scenes of George…

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School Leaders: Are you doing too much?

Education, leadership, mental health, motivation, staff wellbeing, teaching

How changing your assumptions about leadership can transform outcomes & help you maintain a balanced life. In the last SLT I was a part of we went for a team weekend break. It was the only time it had ever…

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Why NOW is the time to re-shape education!

Education, Job Market, leadership, Life Skills, motivation, teaching

Since the government announced that this year’s A Level and GCSE exams will once again be scrapped I have heard numerous comments from students and staff along these lines… “Well what’s the point in the rest of the year’s lessons…

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#doingschooldifferently

Education, leadership, staff wellbeing, teaching

I will add to this blog on a regular basis over the next few weeks. I will be tweeting my additions at @PRadfordSpeaker on Twitter. Please follow me there:  but I will also keep adding them here so that it’s…

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Part 2: Who will do the jobs that don’t yet exist? Is education doing its job?

Education, Job Market, Life Skills

In ‘A Whole New Mind’ Daniel Pink makes the persuasive argument that the future is Right Brained.  He traces the development of jobs and education through three distinct eras: 1. The Industrial Age – in which profits and careers were…

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