The Pivotal Life by Steve Baker

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When I began my teaching career back in the mid 1980’s, my more experienced colleagues gave me three pieces of advice: One: Whenever you walk the corridors, carry a piece of paper, so it looks like you’re doing something useful. Two: If you have a problem with a pupil, always see them before you have …
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New beginnings

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Since leaving university it has been a challenge being able to find a job within the field I studied. I was looking for a company who’s values were a good fit to my own and a company where the staff all appreciate the values and strive to show these values in the work they do. …
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Fochriw Primary – Impact Report

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Fochriw Primary embedded a Pivotal Instructor as part of a county-wide local government initiative for 90 schools. Sharon Pascoe, the Headteacher, reports calmer attitudes from learners who are developing skills in taking responsibility for their own behaviour, and loosing less learning time especially at the start of lessons. There has been a decrease in low …
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Join the Pivotal Family!

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We get lots of emails and phone calls from people who have taken part in Pivotal training sessions and want to join our training team. Each email and each phone call delights me. For me it is a sign of an outstanding training team delivering really inspirational training – Pivotal is a group that people …
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Everyone has a favourite

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We all have favourites don’t we? From our favourite seat on the bus to our favourite teacher at school. Having favourites makes me, us happy. We know where we are when we sit on that seat or enter that Teacher’s lesson. We know what to expect. After my first month in my new job I …
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