The only constant in education is change, and that change is you!

Gavin Mccormack

The only constant in education is change, and that change is you!

The only constant in education is change, and that change is you!

A mother approached my s few years ago and asked i…

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A mother approached my s few years ago and asked if it was ok for her son to wear a dress to school? She said “Is it ok if he comes in on Monday wearing a dress?”

I said “it’s totally fine with me experimentation is part of development.”

That afternoon I told my students a story;

It was a Sunday, I’d been running the sydney marathons for ten years dressed as a grandma. I chose to wear a dress for two reasons.

It raises more money for charity! And It feels good! It’s fun!

Anyway I got on the bus in my dress on the way to the run. I’ve got nothing to be ashamed of, I’m a school principal but as soon as I sat down next to this lady, she looked me and then moved away.

Other people pointed, they laughed and tried to belittle me.

But in my head, in my heart I knew that I didn’t have to explain myself to them, I didn’t have to prove myself to any of them. If only they knew I was going to run 42km dressed like this for charity maybe they’d think differently.

When it was my stop, I stood up proud and walked off the bus with my head held high.

And I told my children this;

It doesn’t matter what anyone else thinks as long as you know in your heart who you are, stand tall, head high and be yourself, that’s all that you can be!!!

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