Blessed with a long suffering wife, two adult children, a daughter-in-law, a bicycle (wannabee road cyclist) and uncountable Bonsai, Gavin was in education for 34 years, the last 12 of which as Principal of Fish Hoek High School. He now works in his community as a Life Coach and Mentor with a heart for teens, young adults and their parents. He is passionate about people realizing their potential and living with purpose.
I am increasingly believing that the Teenager should include the Betweenagers, ages 11 and 12 (Grades 6 and 7.) They are increasingly becoming teens before their time. Secondly, as remedial work, parenting, values training etc is better managed proactively than reactively; “Little children headache; big children heartache.” As a 1050 pupil High School Principal I have perspectives that may sober and/or clarify matters pertaining to accommodating children with Learning and Social Challenges. Included is the critical criteria by which parents should make their decision regarding the choice of a High School.
“Little children Headache; big children Heartache.”
His approach is Relational, believes in Restorative Discipline, Boundaries and in earning the right to speak into a teens life. He is critically concerned about the current state of many teens’ self-esteem and carries specific teen insights as a former High School Principal.
Taming the Teenager and the Betweenager – this informative webinar presented by Gavin Fish will offer advice on how to deal with moody and truculent teens.He is a well known educator and ex principal of Cape Town’s Fish Hoek High School, who has interacted with thousands of teens during his career.
Events in 2022