Communicating must be inherently a good thing. In those terrible stories in the papers where something has gone badly wrong in a school or hospital or social services department, it’s usually caused by a failure of communication rather than a procedural problem. First meeting of the ‘Communications working party’ (there was some attempt to define the difference between a working party and a committee but we abandoned that quickly as the kind of topic that can swallow a whole meeting). All in all, I was impressed and relieved by what Mrs Chadwick and Mrs Emmerson had to say. I must … Continue reading On Communicating (written a couple of years ago when I’d started as a school governor).