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  • The Frank and Stan Chat
    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

  • The Frank and Stan Chat
    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.

  • Carolyn Eyre Returns to Chat about Safeguarding Hosted by Frank and Stan

    Summary 42 Minutes

    Carolyn Eyre is a nationally recognised expert on safeguarding. She returns to Frank and Stan Chat to discuss what's caught her eye this week but also to explain the significant changes in statutory and non-statutory arrangements that come into place before the end of 2023. Nearly all of the proposed changes were completely new to Frank (what's new, we hear you cry!).

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