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  • The Frank and Stan Chat with Alun Davies and Bryn Llewellyn Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 46 Minutes

    This week the gents chat with two colleagues who appeared on the show in October 2022.
    Big advocates of the physically active learning movement, Alun Davies and Bryn Llewellyn bring us up to speed with their recent work. The chat also includes a consideration of the leadership approach adopted by James Timpson, of the shoe repair business, which gives significant flexibility to local store managers.

    The chat then considers the importance of wellbeing and happiness for staff and pupils before moving on to the hot topic of school holidays and parents/carers being fined. The chat ends with Frank considering the lack of openness and transparency in the appointment of the government's attendance ambassador.

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    The Frank and Stan Chat with Lisa Lea Weston Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 37 Minutes

    This week Stan gets the chance to chat with a colleague with a vast range of experience in offering supervision support for education staff including senior leaders.

    Lisa Lea Weston is the founder of Talking Heads Supervision which has provided support to over 1000 schools across the country.

  • The Frank and Stan Chat with John Woodhouse Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 35 Minutes

    Sometimes the Frank and Stan Chats connect with guests at just the right time. John Woodhouse, who set up and leads the Safeguarding Network, joined the two gents during a week when Ofsted announced changes to the way it intends to inspect safeguarding

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    The Frank and Stan Chat with Sameena Choudry Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 33 Minutes

    In a turbulent week for politics, Frank and Stan finally managed to secure the return of the brilliant Sameena Choudry the author and founder of Equitable Education back as a guest - she certainly didn't disappoint.

  • The Frank and Stan Chat with Sir David Carter Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 41 Minutes

    Frank and Stan Chat No. 170: The Sir David Carter Returns Edition. Sir David Carter was a guest on Frank and Stan Chat in September 2022 and we were delighted to welcome him back to find out what has caught his eye this week.

  • The Frank and Stan Chat with Stephen McMullan Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 40 Minutes

    It is great to have weekly chats with colleagues who know each other well and feel safe chatting about things. There is a higher level of trust and respect. This is certainly the case for this week's chat with Stephen McMullan.

  • The Identity Issue with Professor Andy Hargreaves Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 39 Minutes

    Every week we usually have a great guest drawn from a range of roles involved in education. But, this week we have excelled ourselves by having as our guest Prof Andy Hargreaves, the visiting Professor at University of Ottawa, Research Professor at Boston College, an elected member of the US National Academy of Education and current adviser to the First Minister of Scotland.

  • The Community Edition with Dave McPartlin Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 30 Minutes

    Dave, Headteacher at Flakefleet Primary School in Fleetwood has recently spoken out publicly about the current Ofsted arrangements and how these were impacting on his wellbeing as well as other senior leaders. He mentioned some work he was proud of at his school so we decided to record this week's Frank and Stan Chat in the school's new community cafe.