Reducing the burden of Email

Leadership, Learning

I was at university when I was handed my first email account.  What am I supposed to do with this I thought?  Just as we can’t really recall a world before YouTube (12th Feb 2005!) or Facebook (February 2004! – I got married in 2004 for heaven’s sake) it seems very hard to imagine a […]

December 12, 2017

Ethiopia School visit day 1

Leadership, Learning

So today was my first visit to Ada Secondary School in Bishoftu in the Oromia region in Ethiopia.  We are here with two other teachers, Mrs Marcus-Parker and Mrs Wilson and three-year 13 students.   We are visiting Ada Secondary as part of our partnership with Link Ethiopia a group we have worked with for a number […]

October 27, 2017

Maladies of Leadership


I really enjoyed reading an article from Gary Hamel, a writer for the Harvard Business Review, about a speech by Pope Francis to the Curia last December.  Pope Francis addressed the Curia, the leadership council for the Catholic Church, in the run up to Christmas and urged them to reflect on the “Curial diseases” which weaken […]

April 28, 2015