Receiving feedback

We focus a lot of time thinking about how to give effective feedback but in a professional dialogue it is important to be able to receive it without responding in negative ways, e.g. anger, denial, blaming or rationalisation.  These guidelines are taken from the NHS Multiprofessional Faculty Development team and although aimed at doctors they are equally […]

Governors’ role in teacher appraisal

This is a quick overview of the governors’ role in teacher appraisal taken from the Governance Handbook. In relation to appraisal more widely, boards will want to scrutinise the content of the school’s draft appraisal policy carefully to make sure that it will support effective appraisal in the school, challenging the headteacher as appropriate. In particular […]

Research into Teacher-Leaders

Julianne A. Wenner, of Boise State University, and Todd Campbell, of the University of Connecticut, reviewed 54 reports and studies from the last 12 years to compile a literature review about what exactly it means to be a teacher leader. What exactly does a teacher leader do? Wenner and Campbell condensed the extra workload of teacher […]

Supporting Lambeth Academy’s Careers Fair

We’re pleased to organise and support Lambeth Academy’s first ever Careers Fair “Beyond Lambeth”, being held on Thursday 25th February 2016 between 4 – 6.30pm.  Over 50 organisations will be in attendance, including top employers and universities. There will also be over 20 breakout sessions with interactive activities and in-depth information about a range of career […]