Take Care of Your Caretakers and They’ll Take Care of You

Semantically, Caregiving and Caretaking are diametrically opposite, one gives care and one takes it, but in a school setting it’s the object of the care that differs. Caregivers work with children, caretakers work with objects and buildings, or so the theory goes. But the caretakers I’ve come across in my time care deeply about their… Continue reading Take Care of Your Caretakers and They’ll Take Care of You

Could a PFI contract build us a shelter to weather the storms of funding cuts?

I can’t believe I’m doing this… I can’t believe I’m doing this, but I think I might be about to write a piece on the benefits of PFI. Reading Ed Dorrell’s piece in the TES today (21/04/17) on The True Cost of PFI, I found myself almost (almost) defending the PFI contract I recently inherited. After many… Continue reading Could a PFI contract build us a shelter to weather the storms of funding cuts?