School Leadership Action Planning | TeacherToolkit – Education Article

Reading Time: 2 minutes How can school leaders create an action plan on paper that is meaningful and truly leads to notable actions being made? I am not a fan of action planning, probably becuase I have written so many and the process in my school life has been laborious and has involved countless meetings. Yet, I understand the importance of developing a common framework for leadership, accountability and for developing a school vision – action planning has its place…

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Imagine (Always) Not Being Good Enough – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you good enough to be a teacher? Imagine this scenario: you have a scheduled observation with your line manager and you have been teaching for over 10 years. The next 60 minutes of your life determines your pay rise, your job security, immediate workload and your mental health. The above scenario is very common in our English state schools, where, regardless of how long you have been teaching, schools have squeezed down teacher observation into…

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