An Inspector Calls

I can’t let the not so recent now EAQUALS accreditation of our school go unnoticed on my blog! And I’d like to share the process to encourage other schools to go for it. I have something very valuable in common with my two great bosses, and it’s something you can’t really train in.  It’s shared…

IATEFL Day 2 and 3 – High Expectations, and Networking

Ah! IATEFL was great, it really was! Just brilliant.  Inspiring. It always is. Been busy since I’ve been back, lots of work waiting upon my return, so finally getting around to my blog now. Following on from day 1… As I didn’t attend a specific stream on day 2, but many talks from many areas,…

IATEFL Day 1 – Vision

From getting the train from the Boro early this morning, to retiring to my room at 7 to stay (with my feet up!), day 1 at IATEFL 2014 has been filled with inspiration. That was almost the buzz word I chose to summarise today, but in the end I plumped for ‘vision‘ as this tied…

Ode to an ADOS

I write this en route to IATEFL, leaving behind a very busy school in the midst of our ever increasing busy period. I did actually promise our ADOS, Joanne, when we hired her a year ago that while it was the start of the busy summer, in autumn/winter we have time to plan. The quiet…