Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s Not!! ~ The Lorax Click To Tweet
54: Kelly Long and Gretchen Bridges: Discovering ideas in teaching and learning: Belief, relationships and autonomy
Kelly Long is interviewed by Gretchen Bridges the host of the Empowering Educators podcast. Gretchen and Kelly discuss WHY we do what we do in education. Together they dive into how to build relationships with pupils and create learning resources that give learners autonomy.
Professional Challenge – Discovering ideas in teaching and learning: Belief, relationships and autonomy
- Why belief is essential for learner development
- Simple tips on how to build relationships with students in a busy teaching day
- Why reflective thinking and asking yourself WHY is important
- Ideas on developing resources that engage learner autonomy
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Leaders should be warm and nurturing ~ Hannah Wilson Click To Tweet
53: Hannah Wilson: Part 3 Educational Leadership Series: Gender Leadership Inequality
Kelly Long chats with Hannah Wilson, a co-founder and facilitator of WomenED, a grassroots movement which connects existing and aspiring leaders in education.
In the third episode of the Educational Leadership series, Kelly and Hannah discuss gender inequality within senior leadership.
Striking a balance between helping your teachers to grow vs. accountability requires that you have a Positive… Click To Tweet
52: Part 2 Educational Leadership Series: Conor Heaven: How to be a successful leader and develop others on your team
Kelly Long chats with Conor Heaven, an Infant School Middle Leader and an Advisory Council Member of NAHT Edge whose aim is to discuss and debate policy on behalf of all Middle Leaders.
Conor is passionate about teaching and learning and is curious about pedagogy, relationships, learning mindsets, first quality teaching, engagement, assessment and motivation. He believes collaboration is key to raising standards and wants to be part of the growing, sharing online community.
In the second episode of the Educational Leadership series, Kelly and Conor discuss the challenge of how to be a successful leader and develop your team.
Don't be afraid to speak up and say the unexpected! Click To Tweet
51: Iesha Small: Part 1 Educational Leadership Series: Unconventional Leadership
Kelly Long chats with Iesha Small, an Assistant Headteacher at a mixed 11-18 comprehensive school in Hertfordshire, in the UK. Iesha writes a leadership blog as well as runs Mindshackles, a website dedicated to sharing the personal stories of reclaiming life from mental ill health.
In the first episode of the Educational Leadership series, Kelly and Iesha discuss the challenge of unconventional leadership and how to overcome the bridge between perceived understanding of what leadership entails and its truth.