Children’s Mental Health Week – Growth Mindset

https://videopress.com/v/zsMcqwzU?preloadContent=metadata In today's tip for Children's Mental Health Week, I'm talking about snowploughing and curling (thanks to Claudia Winkleman and Professor Tanya Byron - loved their recent 5 Live interview on this) and how to encourage children to develop a growth mindset.  Allow them to try, to experience failure, to make mistakes and learn from … Continue reading Children’s Mental Health Week – Growth Mindset

Today I took myself out for a coffee – and a bit of reflection time.

A luxury you might think. Maybe. This never happened during my teaching days. But then, those days involved a regular salary, Performance Management cycles, opportunities to take on more responsibility, to develop and grow. And none of that happens now - unless I make it happen. This September marks 2 years since I resigned from … Continue reading Today I took myself out for a coffee – and a bit of reflection time.