- On Thursday 13th November I had the honour of addressing the West Sussex Deputies Network as part of a conference on values led leadership in a climate of high stakes accountability. I was invited to explore values and change. What follows is the text of my talk:
“If I had to live my life again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week; for perhaps the parts of my brain now atrophied would thus have been kept active through use. The loss of these tastes is a loss of happiness, and may possibly be injurious to the intellect, and more probably to the moral character, by enfeebling the emotional part of our nature.” Charles Darwin: ‘Autobiography’.
Are a school’s values enfeebled by the never ending desire to change?
(This week the Guardian featured a report on…
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