Monthly Archives: November 2013

Being and becoming, plus the bits in between – I

When Foucault (2000) expounds his concept of “the practice of self-formation of the subject”, he defines it as “an ascetic practice”, that is, “an exercise of the self on the self by which one attempts to develop and transform oneself, … Continue reading

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Not waving, but drowning. . . .

What a week! Monday It all started well. Everything seemed under control. Arrived at school with the three GCSE folders ready for the post in the afternoon. ITT student was coming in to do a starter with my Year 7 … Continue reading

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“Outstanding”, according to lead Ofsted Inspectors

So, I have reached the dizzy height of the most-coveted educational accolade, again– “Outstanding”! By a lead Ofsted Inspector. Signed, evidenced and specially commended in feedback to the Leadership Team. Well, I am not writing this to gloat. Nor am … Continue reading

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