Tag: education leadership

Creating an inclusive recruitment process.

If you have a recruitment crisis in your sector you work to encourage people to join that industry not make excuses for why the barriers exist.

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Recruitment: SLT/Headteacher Interview Questions.

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These are purely a bank of questions you might face in interviews for leadership positions in schools and colleges. You may also like to use them if you are about to interview. Good luck!

NPQSL: Sinking Swimming & Surfing

This terminology comes from a study of a commercial company by Binney, Wilke & Williams in 2005. Given the commercialisation of some aspects of the education system it may be more relevant than ever. They state that leaders will have periods when they feel they are surfing, others when they seem to be sinking and

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NPQML: Final Reflection.

After about a year I have completed my NPQML. This course is intended for those in middle leadership roles to develop areas of their practice Known as competencies. This was not an easy task but I wished I had undertaken it when I first started my leadership journey. At least having some experience under my

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Creating a Positive School Ethos

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Education can be is a very stressful industry to work in. However for the many teachers who would not consider working anywhere else there are ways to make the job much less stressful. In my opinion the ethos and atmosphere of your school, nursery, college can have a huge impact on staff wellbeing, retention and

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NPQML: Reflecting on Effective communication – Meetings

This is a video that I could have used before being a middle leader. The key point isreflecting on what and how you want an audience to hear something, what are the key words and ideas they must buy into to remain engaged and so as not to have wasted everyones time. Firstly the meeting

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Thoughts on Developing Teams: NPQML

If we acknowledge the validity of the Leithwood et al statement “school leadership is second only to classroom teaching as an influence on pupil learning.” And that the aim of any school is to improve teaching and learning, then supporting teachers has to be the key leadership behaviour. It is the view of school and

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