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And even more… February 15, 2012

‘Lao Tzu, a Chinese Taoist philosopher said, “When the best leader’s work is done, the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.'”‘ (Donham, 2005, p. 299)

“If our moral purpose only extends as far as leading the horse to water, what have we really achieved?” (Winzenried, 2010, p. 9)

“Personally I am always willing to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” (Winston Churchill as cited by Streeton Primary School, 2000, p. 17)

“teachers operate within “permanent’white matter'” (Vaill, 1989, as cited by Henri, 1994)

“The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.” Gustave Flaubert

“Christmas tree schools” – Bryk et al (1998) – “so many innovations as decorations, superficially adorned” (Fullan, 1999)

“we are about teaching people to “fish” and feed themselves for a lifetime, not handling them the meal for that one day” Godfree, 2012)


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