Noticeboard category : school leaders

Middle Leaders provide secret to school performance

The work of middle leaders in schools has become increasingly important to school performance in recent decades, with education sector experts and researchers alike highlighting the benefits of an effective middle leadership team. Whilst strong overall performance management remains fundamental to staff improvement and motivation – with one study finding that management quality accounts for […]

Are we still practising eminence-based teaching?

I listened to the Freakonomics podcast last week titled: Bad Medicine, Part 1: The Story of 98.6. The podcast is worth a listen just to learn about how we came to use 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit as the basis for a healthy body temperature. However, what struck me was the discussion of how medicine has moved from […]

Spring Term Courses

This January and February we are offering the following courses:  IOSH-accredited Safety for Senior Leaders The course will give you the tools and knowledge you need to strategically integrate health and safety management into other business objectives to enable effective management, and use a proven health and safety management system to best effect when dealing with […]

Courting your leadership candidates

So you have a Senior Leadership vacancy and now you’re wondering how you are going to fill it in these times where the statistics tell us that this will become an increasingly difficult challenge: There are currently c.25,000 schools – and growing. There is a recruitment and retention issue in all UK schools to some […]