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“The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out.” says Eddie. (Proverbs 20, verse 5) Context: As part of our CPD and wellbeing programme, we conduct Exit Interviews to gauge the opinions of staff who are departing our school. I will be on the receiving end of … Continue reading →
This is an in-tray exercise for a potential leadership interview. What would you do? Now, from the outset I will state that I am no supporter of the in-tray exercise used for school interviews; for the simple reason that they seldom, provide any feedback for the candidate. I know this is a sweeping generlisation, but … Okumaya devam et →
It may be that 2014 will be seen as a pivotal year in changing how we judge the quality of teaching. The move from grading individual lessons to viewing teaching, students’ work and progress over time and in a more sophisticated way has only just begun. If we are serious about having a world-class education … Okumaya devam et →
I have a bee in my bonnet and a professional-personal dilemma that I’d like to share with my readers. Context: *Disclaimer: This blog is not discussing job descriptions or candidate specifications. It is a challenge regarding the nature of one-off lesson observations used as part of the teacher-interview process for new appointments. It also makes … Okumaya devam et →
Some time ago, I had an annual appraisal review meeting with my headteacher. Of course, I won’t blog the full details here, but I will share the following … Context: I am going to keep this blog very short and simple (*note to self), as what I say here will probably not apply to you … Okumaya devam et →