Barbara J Smith: What teachers need to thrive

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In this episode, I’m joined by Barbara J Smith, from ZPD School and Curriculum Design. Listen to Barbara talk about how we can better attract and retain teachers and manage school budgets to make the difference that students and teachers need.

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Barbara J Smith is a passionate educator who enjoys challenging boundaries. Barbara’s background includes over forty years in public, charter, independent and international schools. She has started three schools and has been a teacher, principal, consultant, trustee, and teacher educator at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, McGill University and the University of Saskatchewan teaching faculties and graduate schools.  Barbara now spends her time writing, supporting schools and school systems and sharing her ideas on how to make bold changes in education on a global level. 

Your homework:

  • Consider: How can you create spaces to be creative? How can you bring in new ideas?

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Music by Twisterium from Pixabay.

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