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7 ways to get school development plans back on track

When Covid is under control, how can you get long-term strategic thinking back on the agenda? Published in TES March 8th 2021 In 1940, when London was in the midst of bombings, fighting an invasion and dealing with the hopelessness of the Second World War, a small number of Education Board members set about planning aContinue reading “7 ways to get school development plans back on track”

5 ways to ace recruitment during COVID

Published to TES 16th March 2021 With fewer international teachers moving jobs right now, schools need to stand out from the crowd. Recruitment is a competitive world in international teaching at the best of times. But during a pandemic it’s even tougher. Yet this year we have noticed a significant increase in the quality ofContinue reading “5 ways to ace recruitment during COVID”

Seven tips for Professional Development (without a training course in sight!)

Published in TES 2nd April 2021 In all the interviews I have conducted in my time as a headteacher, I always ask candidates about their Professional Development and how it has impacted their practice. Without fail, nine out of ten will reference a recent training course.  While there’s nothing wrong with that answer of course,Continue reading “Seven tips for Professional Development (without a training course in sight!)”

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