I’ve had a few coaching conversations over the last few days about purpose, exploring and unravelling pathways. It’s something I revisit regularly, consider what moves me, what drives me and if how I am living aligns with my values and sense of purpose. I wonder if, after the demands of surviving through the mire of… Continue reading Why?
From our very early beginnings we learn to make sense of our world through play and exploration. We mimic and re rehearse the everyday situations we encounter, and revisit our favourite stones in imaginary games, casting ourselves in various roles . It is from these early experiences our brain develops connections, frames of reference, and… Continue reading All the world’s our stage-let’s play!
I’m not going to lie, I sometimes worry about what I write because I don’t feel as wise as some people who I view as experts, but sometimes things burn away inside, and it’s time to stand up and enter the arena.I’m calling out on my own vulnerabilities. I believe Sir John Jones calls called… Continue reading Behave? I always behave…
I mentioned yesterday that I started to write a book, then my world changed and the story flipped. So that story lies waiting for me, not to rebuild it, but to create a new pathway for it – to meet new characters in the form of narratives that have touched my life, and my learning,… Continue reading Change the plot
I started to write a book in a different life, and it said lots, but my world changed, our world changed, and I found so many thoughts that enriched my voice, and I found new freedoms that I felt a need to enter chrysalis phase and let them transform. I’ve learnt so much about liminal… Continue reading Once upon a time the world changed…
I’ve been asked a number of times about the company name. Boundless is very much the way I feel about learning. Learning should not be confined by a building or construct. We learn from the moment we begin life and continue to do so. Every adaptation. we make in our lives is as a result… Continue reading Why Boundless?
Today we heard from a plethora of Speakers with clear sense of moral purpose and clarity of understanding that the current system is not working for a large proportion of our learners. This morning Business leaders recognised there is a need for technical skills, attitudes, confidence and emotional agility that our current educational system is not… Continue reading Education as the catalyst for social and political renewal #FEDNES
So many voices from a broad range of organisations . What’s refreshing is the collective commitment to building better futures for all children. Intrinsically woven into this is that our educational institutions need to be resourced well , with a range of staff and services , and supported to develop a culture free of blame,… Continue reading Building a shared culture. #FEDNES
A day of looking again, challenging assumptions and consideration of the collective responsibility of community, harnessing technological community and wider governance to build the new landscape for learning- or , more specifically a long term vision for children and families. A cohesive theory of change, or story of change that is founded in the stories… Continue reading Building place-based education
Today has inspired, frustrated and challenged me from the beginning of the day when Carl Ward acknowledged not having a long- term plan holds us back, to the consideration that we have all undergone a storm that has altered the long- term, and the storm may have offered the opportunity to clear a path to unlock… Continue reading Looking through a Long-Term lens #FEDNES