The Delights of Dublin – city of a thousand welcomes

‘Are you going to offer your research on emotional resilience?’ asked my very good friend when the call for papers for the 3rd EMCC Research Conference arrived. ‘Hmm, I might’ I responded, trying to sound nonchalant and feeling slightly anxious at the thought. ‘I tell you what’, I said, ‘I’ll offer my research on one […]

Ofsted – requiring improvement

I was around when Ofsted was invented.  As part of the training, we had a presentation from a head who had undergone a trial Ofsted. ‘Trial’ was an accurate description of his experience.    It sounded terrible.  ‘Do I really want to be part of this?’ I asked myself.  In the end, I decided perhaps I […]