Dear Santa, I Write To You For The Teaching Profession …

Reading Time: 3 minutes What are your education hopes and fears for teachers in 2019?

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What Do The British Public Think About Teachers?

Reading Time: 2 minutes What is the status of teachers in the United Kingdom?

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Toxic Headteacher: When A Bully Plays With Your Career

Reading Time: 3 minutes What happens when the education system lets you down?

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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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Workload and Wellbeing Checklist for Schools

Reading Time: 1 minute How do you know if your school is genuinely reducing teacher workload?

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Why Are We Doing This?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Will this education initiative really benefit my pupils?

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Self Review: For Appraisal Or Development?

Reading Time: 5 minutes How does your school conduct its performance management and appraisal?

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10 Risks A Senior Teacher Could Take This Academic Year

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are (or know) a senior teacher, what ‘risks’ could a school leader take this academic year?

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Testing Times: Musings from a Year 6 Teacher

Reading Time: 3 minutes How much should we be teaching to tests?

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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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CPD Needs Analysis for Every Teacher by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last week, as part of our on-going staff development programme, I asked teachers to complete a Self-Review against the Teaching

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Let’s Talk About Teaching by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today, I delivered one of my first CPD sessions to all teaching staff at my school. This blog shares the

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Secret @TeacherToolkit: Why lesson feedback can be divisive? #SecretOfsted

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is a Secret @TeacherToolkit article: A teacher’s experience of Ofsted in London.

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A Flexible Approach to #Threshold

Reading Time: 6 minutes   How do you demonstrate that your teaching ability is highly competent, substantial and sustained?

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