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Taking my hat off to teachers

Teacher in front of backboard - 3D graphic

I can be a bit cynical and critical of schools and the education system. But I had an experience yesterday that has completely changed my attitude towards teachers.

It was a privilege to be asked by Epsom Girls Grammar School to work with Year 12 students putting themselves forward for leadership positions next year. I did a 20 minute TED-style talk entitled “Dynamic Leadership”, followed by two workshops on mastering the five tasks of leaders (based on a business model by Warren Bennis).

What took me by surprise was how exhausted I felt afterwards. I felt I’d been working three days, not three hours! Read More…