Posts: Goals and targets

Wellbeing Pledge for 2017

1st January 2017

If you’re familiar with the #Teacher5aday initiative on Twitter, you’ll probably already know about the pledge to share what you will do in the year ahead to support your wellbeing. If you’ve not come across this before, a quick catch-up can…

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5 Mistakes I Won’t Make This Academic Year

28th August 2015

As I’m thinking about, and planning for, the upcoming academic year, my thoughts are around the things I’m going to do. I’m generally motivated towards my goals (Group A in this post), rather than moving away from the current situation (Group…

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#Teacher5aday Goals – July Update

27th July 2015

One thing I’ve learnt over the years – from setting the more traditional New Year’s Resolutions to the more fully formed goals – is that as you step into a new year, all the planning in the world won’t guarantee the outcomes…

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The Value of A Different Perspective

27th January 2015

Inspired by the #Teacher5aday drive to focus on wellbeing, including noticing things around us more, I’ve been out and about taking photos.  I usually have my phone with me to capture interesting views, and with the recent snowfall where I live,…

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Developing New Habits & Changing Expectations

19th January 2015

We’re over half-way into January, around the time when goals / resolutions tend to be broken (or even given up on!) So how are you managing with yours? Are you still on target, or have there been a few misses? I…

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