This much I know about…impostor syndrome


I have been a teacher for 26 years, a Headteacher for 11 years and, at the age of 50, this much I know about impostor syndrome.

We’re all in this (education world) together. This morning I will be talking at The Sunday Times Festival of Education about bridging the Independent-State School Divide, with, amongst others, friend and colleague Leo Winkley the Headmaster of St Peter’s School. I currently chair York’s Independent-State School Partnership (ISSP), which some people might find strange if they had heard me speak a year ago at the Oxford Union supporting the motion that private schools do more harm than good! If you’re coming to the Festival it would be great to see you!

Who, me? People keep asking me to sign their copy of my book, “This Much I Know about Love over Fear”. I do not think I will ever rid myself…

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