Can Schools Reform Performance Related Pay?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Is it time to move performance appraisal away from individual teachers, to a collective target across an organisation? 

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Teaching Ideas To Bin: Appraisal

Reading Time: 1 minute When was your last performance appraisal?

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Is The Fear Narrative Out Of Proportion?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Is the inspection ‘fear narrative’ out of proportion claims OfSTED’s chief, Amanda Spielman?

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In Search Of Research: Mathematical Intimidation

Reading Time: 6 minutes Does performance appraisal lead to teacher improvement?

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If I Were Secretary of State for Education …

Reading Time: 2 minutes If I were Secretary of State for Education …

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Education: Who Should Teachers Vote For?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who should teachers vote for in the general election (June 2017)?

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It’s Another Government U-Turn!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Does the Department for Education actually know what it is doing?

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School for Scandal

Reading Time: 10 minutes How can we engage, deliberate and decide on what’s best for our education system?

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The Role of Policy Exchange: Part 1

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is the role of think tank, Policy Exchange?

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What Next for Nicky Morgan?

Reading Time: 4 minutes So, what next for British education now that voters have spoken?

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Stay Away Michael Gove by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 5 minutes This is a blog about the future of our education system and my greatest fear.

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The Difficult Conversation by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is a blog about leadership-appraisal (and coaching and mentoring). How would you conduct a difficult conversation?

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Education Panorama (March ’15) by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s been a tough week! Here is a summary of what’s being going on in the education sector during the

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Ding A-Ling A-Ling: The Life Of A Deputy Headteacher

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is a blog about the importance of getting the smaller details right, within a bigger picture.

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A 5-point plan for incoming DfE @NickyMorgan01

Reading Time: 4 minutes I was teaching my very last lesson at my (current) school today when the following message popped up on my

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Educational Leadership and Management: @BELMASOffice – from Twitter-troll to the @HouseOfCommons

Reading Time: 4 minutes On Tuesday 7th May 2013, as a direct result of a Twitter-troll  – I was invited to The House Of

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Have Your Political Views Changed As A Teacher?

Reading Time: 6 minutes This post answers the first question from my TeacherToolkit Thinking page of Thunks. You can see my other Thunks here.

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