This week we have a number of visitors in school as we host the first Nord Anglia Education Regional Crisis Management Conference on Monday and Tuesday and then are visited by a Nord Anglia Education Health and Safety Inspection Team on Wednesday and Thursday.
Just like the students, we want to keep on learning by reflecting and “actively seeking feedback”, and events like these are a very important part of how we can all benefit from sharing ideas, and getting feedback, from other Nord Anglia Education schools in South East Asia and beyond. With the Nord Anglia Education Regional Crisis Management Conference follows an extremely valuable Nord Anglia Education Regional Child Protection and Safeguarding Conference this time last year.
I spent most of my half-term in Shanghai, helping to lead the Nord Anglia Education China Region Middle Leadership Programme Residential. Many of our Middle Leaders, from both Primary and the High School, have participated in this programme in previous years, and it was really interesting to work with Middle Leaders from Nord Anglia Education’s schools in Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, helping them to reflect and “actively seek feedback” too.
On the last morning of the Residential, I shared one of my favourite quotes, from Saul Alinsky, with the Middle Leaders: