Category Archives: leadership

Primarily Science UK

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Primarily Science is an established independent educational consultancy offering a range of services to schools, Initial Teacher Training providers, Clusters, Science Learning Centres and Local Education Authorities. Eleanor is the newest member of Primarily Science team and has a wealth of experience within primary science education. She taught for 16 years across the full primary […]

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Addressing Aggression & Violence: The Need for Good Leadership

While Health and Social Care remains one of the most rewarding careers that anyone can undertake, it is a sad fact that statistics tell us that health care professionals are among those most likely to experience violence and aggression within their working lives. Many commentators have opined that this may be a natural extension of […]

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Prioritising

We all know how it feels to work under pressure. Some people find it difficult to cope. They are not able to work out which job gets done next. A simple but effective trick is to rate task in terms of: URGENT and IMPORTANT If a task doesn’t have a deadline, then give it one. […]

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Assertiveness in the Workplace

Assertiveness is a crucial skill to hone in the workplace and especially so in leadership. assertive (əˈsɜːtɪv )  Definitions adjective confident and direct in claiming one’s rights or putting forward one’s views given to making assertions or bold demands; dogmatic or aggressive Taken from the Collins Dictionary. Assertive lies between PASSIVE and AGGRESSIVE. A typical passive response […]

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