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What is your profession?
What is your interest in ICT Enhanced Learning and Teaching?
In my current and previous roles I have found that ICT enhances learning in all areas
For students it allows flipping the learning to an anytime anywhere model and facilitates personalisation of learning to accelerate progress

For adults it is the same...PLD can be accessed anytime and the pool of people you can learn from and with increases exponentially
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Future Focused

Posted on October 5, 2017 at 14:00 0 Comments

Sitting listening to Derek Wenmouth talk about adapting education for the is something we all know and something most of us also believe is a problem that needs solving......but it is only as I sit here as a Principal on a first time principal's course....that I am realising that I actually am now in a position to actually try and do something to try and evince change!

But how to go about this??? 

Do we as a school take this opportunity of rapid change and turmoil…


Principal wellbeing!

Posted on October 4, 2017 at 11:27 0 Comments

According to Dr Phil Riley we are going to die of heart attacks very soon!

Th Principal well bing survey is a tool being used across 3 countries so far that is showing worrying trends in the workload and stress school leaders endure.

I have yet to complete this survey...and I am now concerned that when I do I will get one of those red flag emails

I run every day and as yet have not…


Week 7

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 19:57 2 Comments

A breakthrough... I hope it continues!

The tension is dissipating and a new shared language is being built

I'm so happy that we have negotiated our way through the first bit of tension and I feel we did so due to taking the time to listen.

Not just the surface nod we often think is listening.. but actually opening up to listen and perceive each other's point of views. Sometimes not the easiest or comfiest process.. but I feel it has been hugely worthwhile!

Fingers firmly x… Continue

Week 6!

Posted on September 4, 2017 at 17:30 1 Comment

It's week 6 and the easy road I have had so far is over!

The transition stress is starting for some is long no staff can deal with stress like they have this year and not have concerns and fears about the future along with resentment around what has happened to them in the past.…


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At 20:34 on June 15, 2016, Hazel Owen said…

Kia ora Jo. I was delighted that you accepted the invitation to join the Ethos Online Community. Please feel free to have a look around, and to jump in with questions, requests and comments. A very warm welcome! All the best. Hazel :)

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