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
Response ability
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
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
The colour of faithfulness
As the fact slowly sunk into their minds, the Head repeated that he believed that the girl deserved Colours, for her faithfulness, because she did what she could with what she had.
By Tim Middleton Nov. 12, 2023
Education: Casting a spell
In some countries, Halloween is something that is celebrated on 31st October, though as with many customs its original purpose is forgotten or ignored.
By Tim Middleton Nov. 5, 2023
Making a hash of it
Hashtags might be seen to be useful in saving time, energy and space, simply by pointing people in a few words to the heart of the matter, to what we stand for or believe (#bebrief).
By Tim Middleton Oct. 29, 2023
Ego mania
Consider then, some of the things people do on facebook or other social media platforms.
By Tim Middleton Oct. 22, 2023
I also have a dream
The fact is that we as humans and as society do judge people all the time.
By Tim Middleton Oct. 15, 2023
Celebration of collaboration
Of course, it is not only at the top level of sports that people have cheated.
By Tim Middleton Oct. 8, 2023
B & P fosters digital transformation
With an enrollment of 756 learners at primary school and 630 at high school, B & P has turned out to be the most sought-after school in and outside Chitungwiza.
By Style Reporter Sep. 24, 2023
Raising a child riding a bike
Many parents may well have gone through one of the toughest and scariest experiences in their life, along the lines described above; teaching our own child to drive can be a haunting experience!
By Tim Middleton Sep. 24, 2023
Sir Ramsay Melhuish: A diplomat’s love affair with Zim
Ramsay would always refer to this time as the making of him as a negotiator and diplomat.
By Andrew Melhuish Sep. 23, 2023
Parents as pianists
We may take the analogy further and consider that moving from becoming to being a parent will require a similar journey as someone moving to being a pianist.
By Tim Middleton Sep. 17, 2023
Incentive for initiative
People have been tired of the potholes in their roads and have taken to repairing them themselves, as those whose responsibility it is to look after the roads do not do so
By Tim Middleton Sep. 10, 2023
Just ask
We are encouraged to ask, if we want to show initiative. Asking questions, after all, creates openings.
By Tim Middleton Sep. 3, 2023