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Hey Hands Up - The Blog

 

Personal learning, reflections, experiences and ideas in the area of work management, mindset and wellbeing. I might not always get it right but I hope you'll have a laugh along the way! 

Anne-Marie

 

The Canary in the Coal Mine advice leadership management organisation

 

Are you familiar with the story of the canary in the coal mine? For those who don't feel like googling, I will give a brief summary.

Back in the day, coal miners would bring canaries in...

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Nudge, Push or Remove Altogether communication education management wellbeing

As a school leader the time of workload and wellbeing, I am constantly second guessing myself around providing opportunities for leadership verses overloading staff. There is a huge amount of...

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Atti-choose choice education management mindset psychology work

I am about to show my age but do you know when I was at university, we didn't have google? 
When the assignments came out everyone would run to the library and try to get the same few books...

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What if I've Forgotten Everything? education management mindset wellbeing
Although I have worked in schools for a long time, the night before each term, I always have a restless night. According to my family, I start getting quite antsy (actually, 'painful' is the...
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I Thought I was a Superhero, in truth I was a Micro-Manager leadership management principal school culture school leaders trust

As a new principal I had it in my head that I had to be everywhere, all the time and know about every student. I took pride in being in every classroom at least twice a week and I knew the students...

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