Kraamzorg’s Save the Day

This is not a science fiction post. This is not a post about teaching in the classroom. This post is about child development. While many of the children growing up in the UK are some of the most unhappy in the world, children from the Netherlands are some of the happiest (BBC, 2017). When I […]


  After the emotionally taxing genocide experience, I think all the boys slept well as I did. Our travels today would see us cover almost 300 kilometers from Phnom Penh to Kampong Cham in a north easterly direction. Firstly, we were guided through the extravagant Royal Palace or Preah Barum Reachea Veang Chaktomuk Serei Mongkol […]

6 Benefits of Transcendental Meditation (and How You Can Get Started Today)

I use meditation to start most of my classes and this year will aim to embark upon my first learningĀ in this area. Check it out. 6 Benefits of Transcendental Meditation (and How You Can Get Started Today) Helping you find your work life balance.

Experimenting With Routine (Greeting Class)

This is a delayed response to a simple experiment I conducted with my new Year 7 class last year after experiencing a less than enjoyable entry into class, in week 2. I only see this class three lessons a week so every moment I spend with them is important. As we, in Australia, are starting […]

Meetings For Staff Wellbeing

With meetings left right and centre it is no wonder teachers get sick of them, but how often do teachers get to attend a meeting with very little agenda and a focus on teacher wellbeing? Over the last 2 years an excellent, mountain loving, colleague of mine facilitated a reading group focused on positive psychology […]