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creating a culture for school improvement

Christophe Mullings

Christophe joined IRIS Connect in April 2015 as our Head of Education. He has 9 years teaching experience in both the private and state sector having taught French and English from Key Stage 1 to A Level in both primary and secondary schools. His teaching roles have included Head of Year, Head of Department and, most recently, Director of Studies. Christophe has a Masters degree in Teaching and is passionate about professional learning and improving outcomes for pupils and teachers. He is responsible for a wide variety of educational initiatives within the business and works on a number of educational research projects involving the IRIS Connect system. Christophe is also half-French and is a bit of a foodie; he loves cooking and drinking nice Burgundy wine.

Recent Posts

10 steps for creating a positive professional development culture

Posted by Christophe Mullings on 11/19/18 9:46 AM

Refining teachers skills and practice through professional development (PD) is a key factor in any school’s success. So, cultivating a positive culture around professional development is essential, but it can be complex.

Here are 10 easy ways to help your school develop a culture where improvements in teaching and learning can thrive.

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14 ways real teachers use video to drive pupil learning

Posted by Christophe Mullings on 9/8/17 3:05 PM

Video is a hugely versatile tool when it comes to professional development.

It can be used for self-reflection, coaching and modelling examples of best practice, to name just a few.  Here are just some of the fantastic ways teachers in our community across the UK have told us that they are using video to drive learner's progress. 

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