The bags that teachers carry home symbolize their guilt about the endless care they have to give.
The quality & morale of teachers is absolutely central to the well being of students and their learning.
A successful school has to engage all the people, all the powers, and all the capacities within it.
Teachers create and transform energy. They are the dynamos of educational change.
Courageous leadership is not fearless leadership. What makes you a leader is how you deal with your fears.
Every learner has special needs.
High performing organizations have cultures of creativity and risk. They encourage workers to innovate and play.
High performance leaders create an inspiring future by connecting with a classic and honorable past.
If one foot is in a bucket of steam, and the other is in a bucket of ice, you are not, on average, comfortable.
Capacity building originally meant helping people to help themselves. Now it means required training to deliver imposed policies.
You cannot switch teachers on and off as if they were PowerPoint presentations.
One or two bad teachers is a problem with the teachers. A school with many bad teachers is a problem of leadership.
Teaching is a never-ending story. The work is never over; the job is never done.
Schools that cannot tolerate interesting & enthusiastic eccentrics who work better alone than together are devoid of flexibility & spirit
Time is the enemy of freedom.
Culture is the possibility and impossibility that bacon and fruit can appear on the same plate.
When the purge of teacher individualism is unrestrained, eccentricity, initiative and individuality become the casualties.
We will not achieve high performance in education if we replace teachers with machines or turn teachers into machines.
The most important emotion in classrooms is surprise.
Physically, teachers are often alone in their own classrooms with no other adults for company. Psychologically, they never are.
The rules of the world are changing. It is time for the rules of teaching and teachers' work to change with them.
Teaching is a passionate profession.
We need standards with flexibility, not standardization with force if we are to get the best from our teachers.
Mentors turn into tormentors if they believe they are always right.
On teacher education: induction into current mandates must not turn into seduction away from best practice.
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