Stop, Collaborate and Listen! PP214

Ollie Frith gives an exclusive insiders’ viewpoint on Pivotal’s Recent Instructors’ Conference this week. There are clips from some of the sessions and lots of inspiration from delegates and organisers. Ollie encourages us all to Stop, Collaborate and Listen, rather than blindly following ‘what we have always done’. The video Paul uses in his session: Tweet …
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Pivotal Pillars Playlist – The Early Years – PP211

Ollie Frith guides us through some of the earliest episodes of the podcast which cover aspects of the Five Pillars of Pivotal Practice: Consistent, calm adult behaviour  First attention to best conduct Relentless routines Scripted interventions Restorative follow up The episodes he refers to are: Restorative Practice – PP3 Scripted Behaviour Interventions – PP10 Managing …
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Ruth McKay – Grass roots to open sky – 208

Ruth McKay is Headteacher at Portobello High School, a large comprehensive in the east of Edinburgh. Ruth began her career as an English teacher and quickly moved into Guidance and Pastoral Care. Following a national secondment looking at new ways to measure progress and improvement in education, she spent time working in a local authority …
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Making Sustainability Sustainable in Schools with Victoria Tait – 207

Victoria Tait is Education for Sustainability Coordinator at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. As EfS coordinator, Victoria’s role is to ensure that sustainability is an integral part of both staff and students’ experiences and learning whilst at our University. Victoria works with staff to explore how sustainability links to the curriculum, and supports individual staff members to …
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