It’s Deaf Awareness week. 

It’s Deaf Awareness week. 

I guess that this week is designed as an opportunity to make the hearing world more aware of challenges faced by d/Deaf people. This needs to be done by d/Deaf people. I’m not d/Deaf, but I’m passionate about improving the lives of d/Deaf people, so I thought I’d do...
Raising awareness of Autism

Raising awareness of Autism

“One of our young people has just passed their driving test and is driving themselves to school. Now lot’s of our young people want us to help them learn to drive! We’re just a school and don’t have capacity to help them with this. Could you help us please?”...
A different approach to a school improvement plan

A different approach to a school improvement plan

There are few harder tasks than to rapidly improve a school. I know because I did it.   I’d like to share some of the things I learned along the way… To improve a school quickly, you have to improve teaching so that learning increases and achievement rises....