Innovation is the big buzz word in the schools in Dubai. It is thrown about effortlessly, as if we should all know how easy it is to come up with an innovative idea and innovative education practices.
Over the past five years I have pondered the question of empowerment and what does it really mean?
During the past 16 years I have been involved in education as a teacher, leader and headteacher. On reflection I can now say that during a large amount of that time, I rarely reflected on what was my role as an educator.