Wednesday , October 24 2018

Administration

Are you always busy?

Many educators only know two speeds – flat out and asleep. We often rush from one priority or crisis to another. While we often feel overloaded, somewhere inside we also like the sense of being indispensable and in-demand. This is typical of an adrenaline junkie.

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The leadership tip from Australia’s female science explorer: NO TRIANGLES

Adam Voigt writes: Rachael Robertson is a quite remarkable Australian. Inspired by little more than an ad in the local paper, this totally unqualified woman applied for a role on a 12-month Australian scientific expedition to Antarctica. She was not only accepted, she was made the mission leader – for reasons that even Rachel finds it difficult to explain.

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Violence against teachers: Actual stories

"The fact that any teacher has to go through this sort of abuse is ridiculous. We are educators, and we are not trained for or should expect to deal with violence." Secondary school teacher and blogger, Emily Aslin shares experiences of violence suffered in and around the classroom from fellow teachers...

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