In this session we took a deeper dive into the theory of Self Determination Theory and the concepts of Belonging, Purpose, Autonomy & Mastery
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June 2021 – Self Determination Theory
This month we explored the implications of Self Determination Theory, the pre-eminent theory of human motivation. We explored the role of intrinsic motivation & extrinsic motivation, both through the lens of staff and student engagement.
May 2021 – Radical Candour Part II
In this session we spent more time chatting about Radical Candour and also introduced the idea of TERA. Tribe: “The brain is asking, ‘Are you with me, or are you against me’?” A sense of belonging is one of the fundamental human requirements. Do your team members really feel part of the group? Research suggests […]
April 2021 – Radical Candour Part I
In this session we discussed Kim Scott’s work around Radical Candour, and identified someone (or a few people) who we might need to have a more candid conversation with in the next 30 days. We’ll be circling back to these conversations in our May Circle. You can see the recording of the session below: Download […]
March 2021 – The Advice Trap
In this session we unpacked this podcast in which Dan chatted with Michael Bungay Stanier about your ‘Advice Monster.’
Feb 2021 – Psychological Safety
In this session we explored this podcast with Dan interviewing Amy Edmondson. You can get more information about Amy’s work, including some survey tools at https://fearlessorganization.com/ You can access a copy of Tim’s full article for the Australian Teacher Magazine Below
Respect Trumps Harmony
In this session we explored the the idea of Respect Trumps Harmony as discussed by Tim and Rachael Robertson in this podcast. The video below is a recording of Dan & Tim taking the Group through one of the key issues discussed in the podcast as well as an idea for an Awareness Raising Activity […]
Managing Challenging Staff
In this session we explored the Accountability Dial as discussed by it’s developer Johnathan Raymond and Dan in this podcast. The video below is a recording of Dan & Tim taking the Group through the application of the the Dial. These are the slides we used.
Welcome to the Principal Circle!
Tim & I are really excited to work with you and we hope that each month you’ll gain a great deal of value from our time together. Don’t forget that as a special bonus for being part of our very first cohort, you’re able to have your entire staff sign up to our On-Demand PL […]