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Is Your School Culture Toxic Or Positive?

School culture often also referred to as school climate is the cornerstone of all schools. It may be defined as the quality and character...

Can you teach innovation?

The week of November 20th-24th last year was marked in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as 'Innovation Week’. There was a plethora of activities taking...

Connecting the education dots… moving from policy to practice

In November, many of us as administrators were knee deep in preparing our schools for inspections. We were also working hard on setting up staff...

Are educators putting others off joining the profession?

Educators, it's time for a change! I am an avid social media user. I like, follow and subscribe, to many of the major education websites...

The School Management Trap

So, you have been teaching for the past five or more years. You have completed your postgraduate degree in education, actually, in educational leadership. Every...

Student safety… the buck stops here

In the months since the tragedy in Abu Dhabi, involving a student dying on the school bus, policy makers have been very active in finding...

There is no outstanding lesson

I have been very privileged in my career to work with some really talented teachers. They have challenged me to do better and expect...

Education Reform: Are you ready?

  From ancient times until now education reform has been taking place and will continue for the foreseeable future. Education reform is the term given to...