10 minute conversations with passionate school leaders about challenges and best practice
We speak with neuroscience author Dr. Mine Conkbayir and Early Years expert Rachel Buckler about the crucial importance of self-regulation.
Celebrate International Women's Day 2023 with insight from Headteacher and WomenEd Network Leader, Shanaz Hussain.
Headteacher Patrick Ottley-O'Connor talks wellbeing, the importance of self-care, and his pet tortoise Hurricane.
We speak with Headteacher Deborah Brown about supporting children with grief and loss.
LEYF CEO June O'Sullivan joins us to discuss the recruitment crisis currently facing Early Years education.
We return to teacher workload with Headteachers Liz Whetham MBE and David Lowbridge-Ellis.
For this episode of 10 with Zen, we invited Lisa Cherry, whose research and books cover children and young people's experiences of care.
For this episode, Helen speaks with Maria Brosnan, founder of Pursuit Wellbeing and author of The Pursuit of Sleep, exploring school leader stress, sleep rituals and the practice of gratitude along the way.
For this episode, we had the pleasure of inviting Nick Bennett, CEO of Fika. Nick spoke with Helen about mental wellbeing in schools, the origins of Fika, and the way in which modern society perceives mental and physical fitness.
For this episode, Helen Woodward welcomes Jonathan Coy, CEO of HeadteacherChat. They discuss the competitive nature of education, the role of the Headteacher, and creating supportive communities on Twitter.
For this extended episode of 10 with Zen, Helen Woodward welcomes Dame Alison Peacock.
For this extended episode of 10 with Zen, host Helen Woodward talks with Gulwali Passarlay, an Afghan political refugee living in the UK, about his experience of arriving in England, how education in Bolton brought hope and opportunity, and praised the teachers who made small but meaningful gestures that left a powerful, lasting impression.
As part of our Black History Month celebrations, Helen chatted with Ros Norford, a Manchester-based Creative Practitioner and creator/director of Aleiah’s Adventure.
We begin Series 2 with Juliette Alban-Metcalfe in discussion with Helen Woodward on what makes for good leadership.
n this episode of 10 with Zen, Helen Woodward talks with Sameena Choudry, founder of Equitable Education, co-founder of #WomenEd, and author of Equitable Education. They discuss intersectionality, closing the attainment gap, and giving students the support they need.
What do schools and teachers need to know about the 2-year Early Career Framework? In our podcast, Helen Woodward talked with Professor Sam Twiselton OBE and Lynsey Hunter from Sheffield Hallam University about building a community of practice, and how we can measure success over the next few years.
In preparation of Year 6s moving on to secondary school after summer, host Helen Woodward sat down with Chris Foley (Headteacher at St. Monica’s Roman Catholic High School and CEO Designate of the St. Teresa’s of Calcutta Catholic Academy Trust) to talk about how schools can help transitioning children feel more comfortable in their new environment.
Ahead of 2021’s Great Science Share for Schools on the 15th of June, we wanted to dig deep into science and technology education in schools, and find out how we can all inspire and encourage children to explore their interest in STEM early on.
Helen Woodward talked with Nancy Hey, Executive Director of What Works Wellbeing, about the definition of 'wellbeing', and what it means for schools.
For episode 5 of our podcast series 10 with Zen, we talked with Hayley Cameron (Education Safeguarding Manager) and Jo Cassey (Managing Director) from Cognus about safeguarding during the pandemic.
Last week, as part of our International Women’s Day celebrations, we hosted a podcast on Teacher Training in Bhutan with the brilliant Dr. Phuntsho Dolma, a national leader of teacher training in Bhutan and Associate Professor at The Royal University of Bhutan.
For this episode, Helen Woodward talks with Rob Caudwell, Leader of Oasis Innovation Teaching School and Co-founder of Penrose Education. Rob touches on the learning that’s informed his decisions on teacher training since COVID-19 began, as well as supporting ITT trainees, assessing trainees as they teach online, and why schools “need mentors now more than ever”.
For this episode, Helen chatted with Angela Holdsworth. As well as being CEO of the Seaview Trust in North West England, Angela is a Regional Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Leader for nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs), and a Teaching Schools Council Regional Representative. Available now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and more.