“Life will work for us, rather than against us. The more you allow that to happen, the more it does happen.”
Mark Taylor has been a professional percussionist for 25 years and has performed with some of the UK’s finest orchestras and theatre companies.
He is also a teacher; vice-chair of the National Association for Primary Education and host of the Education on Fire podcast.
Mark shares his wisdom from years as a musician, teacher, and podcaster and the numerous conversation he had with people who all had one common purpose – to improve the educational experiences and outcomes for children and young people.
In this wide-ranging and deeply personal episode, Mark shares:
- How a person’s beliefs and their environment combine to influence their wellbeing
- How the atmosphere of a school was transformed by a simple exercise
- How this deeply affected the relationships across pupils and staff (so simple, you could try it in your school)
- And his personal story as a parent with a child who suffered with mental illness, and attempted to take her own life.
You can connect with Mark:
His website is www.educationonfire.com
Mark created a list of podcasts that may be of interest to you, which you can find at www.educationonfire.com/pursuit-wellbeing