The Industrial Revolution we are witnessing

Fergal Roche • 11th April 2020


It’s going to be fascinating to see how the rapid adaptation in working habits to the exigencies of Covd19 end up creating another industrial revolution. Will the attractions of the metropolis a…

A new kind of work-life balance

Fergal Roche • 6th April 2020


Our thinking paradigm around work life balance is still fixed on a factory model, with a clocking-in, clocking-out, fixed-breaks type of reference in our heads. It doesn’t apply to 99% of us who wor…

The Back Office…

Fergal Roche • 12th February 2019


Ok, ok, don’t get over excited… But it seems to me that this is the way the management of schools is heading: Group schools together within tight geographies to become more efficient and t…

Show you love me, by promoting me

Fergal Roche • 2nd January 2019


Oh no I won’t. Certainly not if you’re a teacher, anyway. But I will try to pay you more and I will give you more feedback as to your effectiveness and I will enable you to learn from the …

Where are all the MAT CEOs?

Fergal Roche • 29th November 2018


You can now do a national professional qualification in just about anything, or so it seems.…