Rethinking appraisal

Rethinking Appraisal in Education for 100% Positive Change

Rethinking Appraisal in Education for 100% Positive Change Rethinking appraisal is one of the most positive leadership decisions you can make. Creating the right approach where appraisal is more than just performance management is the key. The appraisal cycle should be absolutely built on defining a culture where each member of staff knows their strengths…

CPD for educators: a driver for quality

CPD is the driver for educational quality CPD should never be seen as an option for all those who have a role to play in educating the next generation wherever along the spectrum they work. In every other profession CPD is a pre-requisite of retaining a professional qualification. Teachers are the ones who educate all…
How Green is Your Curriculum

How Green is Your Curriculum?

How Green is Your Curriculum? A curriculum for the future must include a serious focus on the current global crisis that continues to dominate our lives. The evidence that climate change is a real and ever-present phenomena cannot be ignored. The people that will be the most affected are those we currently teach in our…
The Substance of Education

What is the Substance of Education?

What is the Substance of Education? Substance conjures up something of a high quality, solid and tangible, strong and dependable. The substance of education, according to a speech in 2021 by Amanda Spielman of OFSTED is essentially the curriculum and how well it is designed and delivered to ensure that all learners can achieve their…

Coaching for the Pastoral Team- an essential skill for all those with a pastoral role

Coaching for the Pastoral Team Listen to this newspost as a podcast Coaching and the pastoral process has a symbiosis that should not be ignored. Coaching is about allowing individuals to find solutions, reflect on their own behaviours and have resilience when faced with difficulties. Delivering the pastoral system requires a range of skills that…