Bringing Your Authentic Self To Work

Bringing Your Authentic Self To Work
Research suggests that ‘when we experience authenticity…we feel a greater sense of wellbeing.’ When you feel like you can be yourself at work, you feel more comfortable to share your perspective, values, and beliefs. This may result in new innovative ideas, more diverse and inclusive conversations, and ultimately higher productivity. Feeling empowered to be yourself is also a great way to form meaning relationships and deeper connections with your colleagues. Read More...

British Science Week: Encouraging Children to Get Involved in Research

British Science Week: Encouraging Children to Get Involved in Research
Developmental psychologists are interested in growth throughout the lifespan, including changes in how people think, feel, and behave at various stages in their life. As such, differences in biological, social, emotional, and cognitive processes are investigated from birth, through infancy, during childhood and adolescence, and into adulthood Read More...

The Importance and Power Of Strong Leadership to Create Sustained Change With Respect to Inclusion and Diversity

The Importance and Power Of Strong Leadership to Create Sustained Change With Respect to Inclusion and Diversity
I was a head in the independent sector for 10 years – until 2010. Since then, I have worked with many schools and leaders at all levels, focussing on leadership development, so I am still very much involved in the world of education. I am keen to do all I can to support leaders so that THEY can support, and constructively challenge, those they lead to achieve their professional best. Read More...

No Smoking Day 2022

No Smoking Day 2022
Smoking long ago in the 1930s-50s was advertised by Doctors, however in the years since, a heavy amount of research has since changed this stance on smoking. In modern days you won’t see a tobacco brand advertised anywhere from TV to Newspapers, whilst packages are behind closed doors at supermarkets. Read More...

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week
This week is eating disorders awareness week, which hopes to educate people about the realities of eating disorders. Beat is one of the eating disorder charities focusing on this year’s annual campaign. According to their website, this year they are “campaigning for all UK medical schools to introduce proper training on eating disorders.” Read More...

Free Kent Days out in Half-Term

Free Kent Days out in Half-Term
Some of you may want to get outside in February, weather dependent or not. If you fancy a nice muddy walk-in wellies, why not go to Lyminge Forest, one of the largest areas of woodland in Kent. They also have great cycle routes all around the forest if you prefer that to walking. If you are interested in some more popular forests in Kent, check out this trip advisor list. Or of course you can just go on walks in areas local to you. Read More...

An Inside Guide To How An Apprenticeship Works

An Inside Guide To How An Apprenticeship Works
As apprenticeships are starting to become more popular it is important to understand what an apprenticeship entails, how the education side works and how the actual work side functions. As an apprentice myself, hopefully I will be able to shed some light on these questions concerned. Read More...
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