I started blogging four years ago this March. At that time I didn’t know how long I would keep on writing so I’m quite pleased to be still here four years later. As in previous years, I’ve decided to look back at the year that was.
I’m pleased that my viewership is gradually increasing as is the number of people who follow my blog.
The top ten posts of this year were:
And holding on to the first position from last year was the post
Ofsted also featured in the top five search terms which led readers to the blog.
- Ofsted questions for governors
- Ofsted annual report 2016
- Ofsted grade descriptors 2015
- Ofsted grade descriptors
My blog, surprisingly, was viewed in 79 countries. Many obviously would have ended up here by mistake as I don’t know why anyone living in Brunei or Madagascar for example would be interested in school governance in England!
I enjoy blogging as it gives me a chance to put down my thoughts, tell people where I stand on various issues and enter into debate on governance related topics. I also use it as an archive for various links, reports etc (for example see my end of the year review post. And its because of blogging that I was asked to review 2016 for Schools Week.
This blog was also the reason I started my other blog A Roller In The Ocean I found that once I started blogging there were many other issues I wanted to write on but they had nothing to do with governance which is why I started the othe blog.
Thank you to everyone who reads and comments on my blogs. Hopefully, I’ll see you at the 5th anniversary party too!