Monthly Archives: January 2019

What I’m learning about the recruitment crisis

If you believe, as I do, that there is no better job than that of being a teacher then we should have all been surprised, horrified and baffled when listening to the news this morning that there is a crisis … Continue reading

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What I’ve learned about education policy and what I’m learning about what is now needed

We all want every child to go to a good school.  We all want every child to reach their full potential.  And we all know that this is not currently happening.  During the time I have been leading schools (in … Continue reading

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What I have learned about school improvement

It is not the same thing as a dramatic improvement in results. It is possible to effect a dramatic improvement in a school’s results and our accountability system puts demands on our most vulnerable schools to do this.  OFSTED inspections … Continue reading

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