Trunks of tree-mendous thoughts

Africa is certainly blessed with some amazing, contrasting, beautiful trees; there are so many different types.
By Tim Middleton Jul. 14, 2024
Masterminding special subjects
Masterminding special subjects
How we answer these questions about subjects will be very revealing; we may object to this subject, in fact.
By Tim Middleton Jun. 9, 2024
I still have not found.
Thirty years before the Me Too movement, there was another powerful force which began in the music industry.
By Tim Middleton Jun. 2, 2024
Don't forget to forget
Some people have astonishing memories and will remember the names of the cup-winning team from 1970 or the price of sugar in 2000
By Tim Middleton May. 26, 2024
Going ballistic over holistic
The curriculum we offer must be broad as it reaches all parts of the person – it must encapsulate not simply the academic but also the sporting, cultural, social and spiritual.
By Tim Middleton May. 19, 2024
Education: The seven steps
Modern society, in our drive for a healthy lifestyle speak of us taking not seven but ten thousand steps a day
By Tim Middleton May. 12, 2024
Who says?
Who Says’ is the title of a 2009 song by John Mayer, an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist
By Tim Middleton May. 5, 2024
Let them know!
That is the reality — many people do not see how great their accomplishments are, do not know how inspiring they are, do not know how beautiful what they are doing is
By Tim Middleton Apr. 28, 2024
Beyond boundaries
Despite his background, or perhaps because of his background, Robinson in one interview shared a helpful insight.
By Tim Middleton Apr. 21, 2024
Kids are just, but kids
George Carlin has recorded a wonderful piece about how we, as humans, have different attitudes when we are asked how old we are.
By Tim Middleton Apr. 14, 2024
What's so impressive
We tend to be impressed (as the world is) by those in high places with all their supposed knowledge, importance, uniforms, results, wealth, religiosity and pomposity.
By Tim Middleton Apr. 7, 2024
The wise answer the whys
Sports coaches are guilty of ‘play station coaching’, of shouting non-stop instructions from the sidelines to their players – a technique that does not help the players learn anything.
By Tim Middleton Mar. 31, 2024
Response ability
No matter what situation we face, or what opportunities we are given, we must accept responsibility for what we do in response. 
By Tim Middleton Mar. 24, 2024
People changed management
Tim Middleton is the executive director of the Association of Trust Schools [ATS].
By Tim Middleton Mar. 17, 2024
E-learning and e-motion
A number of years ago the concept of EQ was uncovered in the educational world and was seen by many to be far more accurate in determining future ‘success’ than its traditional ‘brother’ called IQ.
By Tim Middleton Mar. 10, 2024
Education is an equation
Tim Middleton is the executive director of the Association of Trust Schools [ATS].
By Tim Middleton Mar. 3, 2024
Parenting is so e-e-e-esy
When it comes to the second R for parents, Responsibilities, the first ‘eeesy’ thing to do is to Ensure various important things, in regard to schooling.
By Tim Middleton Feb. 25, 2024
Stand up speak up shut up
Tim Middleton is the executive director of the Association of Trust Schools [ATS].
By Tim Middleton Feb. 18, 2024
Success comes in cans
There are thousands upon thousands of guides to success, all well-meaning and wise, even if some are perhaps a little surprising.
By Tim Middleton Feb. 10, 2024
Life is like a box of chocolate.
The important thing to remember, of course, is that the box of chocolates is no good to anyone if it is not opened!
By Tim Middleton Jan. 14, 2024
Feature: A mission to empower girl child: The case of St David’s Girls High
Musanhu said the schools boast of an ever ending footprint of producing leader girls who have excelled internationally, and the mission is not complete until equal opportunities have matched
By Silence Mugadzaweta Jan. 14, 2024
What can we do for parents?
“To go to school, of course!” was her reply. The boy looked at her, stunned. “What? Again?” Yes, again – and again and again!
By Tim Middleton Jan. 7, 2024
Not farewell!!!
God can and can be with them through those difficult, tough, tiring times and He can help them to handle them.
By Tim Middleton Dec. 31, 2023
The proof of the pudding
However, we are not here to discuss our favourite puddings or share recipes but we can say that we can learn a lot from puddings!
By Tim Middleton Dec. 24, 2023
Who is who?
The two young volunteers stand either side of the speaker who turns to the boy and asks if he has any money
By Tim Middleton Dec. 10, 2023
What a load of non sense!
We cannot just do any old thing with our lives, filling them with whatever comes into our head, with no connection.
By Tim Middleton Dec. 3, 2023
Reputation revolution
When it comes to discipline, often with the cries of former pupils harking back to the “good old days” of tough discipline
By Tim Middleton Nov. 26, 2023
The value of values
When it comes to considering the value of something, we might think along the same lines.
By Tim Middleton Nov. 19, 2023