One of the privileges of working closely with headteachers this term has been to see close up how determined they are when it comes to doing the right things. Here are five.
Trust, motivation, and hope are all key ingredients of a successful culture if schools are going to continue to rise to the challenges of Covid. In this, our final post of 2020, I explain why.
Sometimes its good to stand still. Especially at the moment with all the chaos that is going on. In this post, we encourage school leaders to have the confidence to drop the anchor in order to take stock.
School improvement is complex. We all know that. Turning a school round is not easy and it takes time. An awful lot of time. We are only as good as our previous twelve months – a slight dip in attainment, perhaps a difficult cohort or a stubborn long-term staffing issue and, bam – on a bad day we could end up in a category. It can feel like it could happen overnight.