Giles Barrow

Here you can find some of the articles I have written, as well as materials to support the courses I offer.


Educator as Cultivator

A paper presented at a TA conference in Montreal several years ago. It was subsequently revised and published in the Transactional Analysis Journal in 2011.

Eldership in Education

This is a conference paper which was later revised and published in Pastoral Care in Education in 2016.

Wonderful World - Beautiful People

This is a draft version of what was later published in the Transactional Analysis Journal (2007). It focuses on the reversal of Berne's egostate metaphor.

Beyond Behaviour - Toward Relationship

Here's an unpublished paper looking at the theme of relational school leadership.

Education in Bhutan

Here's a book review due to be published soon on the theme of pastoral care and education in Bhutan. Free downloads to first come first served...

Outdoor Education article

A new article reviewing a great title on rethinking outdoor education.

Support Materials

TA101 Handbook

This is a collection of all of the booklet I use when delivering the TA101 introductory course. It is available to course participants who prefer an electronic copy, as well as those looking for basic information on core TA concepts.

Cycle of Development

Here you will find the main document with all of the Cycle of Development handouts used in my training.

Educational Continuum

This document provides an overview of the continuum of educational philosophies, a model which is best used in conjunction with my article on Schooling & Script published in the Transactional Analysis Journal.


Here's the Cycle of Development jigsaw graphic in black and white

Birth Order

A brief overview of birth order

Jigsaw (Colour)

This is the colour version of the jigsaw