Podcast 10: Claire Young

Why do school leaders need to learn to protect their staff from external nonsense?

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9 Teaching Ideas to Bin in 2018

What teaching ideas would you like to say goodbye to in 2018?

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Self Review: For Appraisal Or Development?

How does your school conduct its performance management and appraisal?

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10 Risks A Senior Teacher Could Take This Academic Year

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

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Outcome Conversations Damage Schools

What can happen when the ‘wrong data’ is interpreted during an OfSTED inspection?

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An Internal Stitch-Up

What happens when teachers are faced with an ‘internal applicant’ during an interview process? 

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The False Proxy Trap

How do we stop OfSTED falling into a ‘false proxy trap’?

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Attitudes to OfSTED

What are teachers’ attitudes towards the school inspectorate, OfSTED? 

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You Couldn’t Make It Up!

Have you ever had to ‘produce a document’ on the day for a school inspection?

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21 Rhetorical Questions

What rhetorical questions would you ask ‘about education’?

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Focus on Teaching Not Grades!

What if teaching and learning is no-longer a priority for schools?

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The Life of a Deputy Headteacher: Part 9

What does the work in school look like as ‘the life of a deputy headteacher’?

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The Life of a Deputy Headteacher: Part 8

What does a typical term look like in ‘the life of a deputy headteacher’?

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About School Leadership

What can we assume about some of our senior teachers working in schools?

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Better To Be Lucky Than Good?

Is headship more about skill or luck?

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