Teachers may feel that school leaders do not know or understand what they need, while leaders may feel that teachers are not being supportive of the school vision and its priorities, whilst possibly ignoring important areas for improvement. To address this tension, we must work together to find a balance in the interest of putting our students first ahead of our differences.
Feedback to support school improvement is essential. School leaders must model the way in being open to feedback, so that teachers begin to see that
In many education systems the teacher pay scale is linked to experience; the more years that you have taught, the more you are paid. Similarly,
I never grow tired of watching the TED talk by Rita Pierson ‘Every Kid Needs a Champion’. It is both inspiring and compelling – it
There are lots of things that we would like to improve in our schools. At times, being an educational leader feels like being in a
There are a lot of so-called good schools but how many of them are really great schools and really typify the type of learning and