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Waterman Learning associates are values-driven educators with extensive school leadership experience. We support schools to achieve the very best for students, teachers and communities.

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Growing Leaders

Growing Leaders

Professional development for leaders who are values-driven and open to change.

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Developing Teachers

Developing Teachers

Professional learning for teachers who are curious, passionate and determined to make a difference.

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Supporting Schools

Supporting Schools

Organisational support and review services for schools who prioritise people.

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Da Vinci
 

Our Associates

Waterman Learning is a values-driven company who employ a small, but carefully-selected team of associates. We pride ourselves on being positive, enthusiastic and focused on learning.

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Our Values

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We Don't Need Another Hero

Hannah Wilson asked a question on Twitter recently about debunking headship myths. The thread that followed was fascinating and enlightening. Of all the inspirational comments posted, those relating to vulnerability and emotion stayed with me.

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O Pilot! My Pilot! (or lessons in leadership)

Today I returned from Madrid, where I had been at a fantastic school delivering professional development on leadership. Whilst I sincerely hope the delightful staff at The British Council School learned from my training course, a true lesson in leadership was offered by the above pilot who flew the very delayed EZY2202 back to Luton.

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Ditching CPD (or Vivienne’s Vision)

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.” (Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene II). I have considered this quotation in a new light since hearing Vivienne Porritt’s presentation on Professional Learning and Development at the Evolve Alliance Visioning and Leadership conference. This is curious considering it wasn’t Vivienne that mentioned Romeo and Juliet, it was Andy Buck...

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Visioning and Leadership

“Too often we think about outcomes, but the outcomes have already been defined for us.” This was the first statement that got me questioning my practice at the Evolve Alliance Visioning and Leadership Conference. Michael Pain (who looks much younger than I expected) also prompted me to think about the ‘why?’ – but not in the way I expected.

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