Decluttering Education ‘Marie Kondo Style’ With Mary Myatt

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Welcome to the 2022-2023 academic year. It is time to declutter education’ Marie Kondo” Style with Mary Myatt.

What do we no longer need in our schools and classrooms? It is time to kiss it, show gratitude and get rid of it.

This is for all teachers and school leaders who want an organised school year, free from chaos and clutter.

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Bio: Mary Myatt is an education adviser, writer and speaker. She trained as an RE teacher and is a former local authority adviser and inspector. She engages with pupils, teachers and leaders about learning, leadership and the curriculum. 

Mary has written extensively about leadership, school improvement and the curriculum: ‘High Challenge, Low Threat’, ‘Hopeful Schools’ and ‘The Curriculum: Gallimaufry to Coherence’, ‘Back on Track’, ‘Huh: Curriculum conversations between subject and senior leaders’ and ‘Primary Huh: Curriculum conversations with subject leaders in primary schools’ with John Tomsett. She has also established Myatt & Co, an online platform with films for teachers, including teaching assistants and leaders, including governors.

Mary has been a governor in three schools and a trustee for a Multi Academy Trust. She co-founded the RE Quality Mark and is chair of the board for the Centre for Education and Youth.  

She maintains that there are no quick fixes and that great outcomes for pupils are not achieved through tick boxes. 

Twitter: @MaryMyatt

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