Tag Archives: Headteacher

50 forward-planning questions by @TeacherToolkit⤴

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In March 2014, after a coaching and mentoring session, I posted 30 simple questions for the teacher, middle leader and senior teacher. You can also find some very useful reflection questions for the ‘outstanding’ classroom teacher.  These self-review questions have proven very popular with readers and serve as a catalyst for this follow-up blog. Before … Continue reading

What goes on behind a headteacher’s closed door? by @JillBerry102⤴

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This post answers the 35th question from my TeacherToolkit Thinking page of Thunks. Thunk 35: What goes on behind a headteacher’s closed door? by former headteacher, @JillBerry102 What goes on behind a headteacher’s closed door? We use the phrase ‘open door policy’ fairly glibly these days. Many school leaders want to be visible, approachable, accessible, … Continue reading

The 7 things top leaders do, by @MaryMyatt⤴

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This post answers the 34th question from my TeacherToolkit Thinking page of Thunks. Thunk 34: The 7 things top leaders do, by @MaryMyatt To celebrate my 200th blogpost, I am delighted that Mary Myatt has written this aide-memoir for outstanding leadership traits found in education. Mary has worked in hundreds and hundreds of schools; so … Continue reading