Challenge & Support – message for HTs / Governors

Reblogged from Governing Matters  Challenge and support matters; a Head’s view. With thanks to Ros McMullen Posted on December 29, 2013by governingmatters Today I read a brilliant blog post by Ros McMullen. She is the Principal of David Young Community Academy (DYCA) in Leeds and the CEO of LEAF Academy Trust. In her post Ros talks about why staff at DYCA remain so very positive […]

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Governors Corner #6

This space is about and for school governors, one of the most underrated sections of leadership inour schools today. It is here for you to share so please leave a comment with your views and any topics you might like to explore! ********************* Succession Planning As we approach the Easter holidays, Governing Bodies will be thinking about those members of staff […]

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Arts in School – on way out?

Being in the company of positive wizards is great! It gives you so much energy, enthusiasm and that feeling that anything is possible. I had that feeling when I attended the first HeadRoom forum hosted by FilmclubUK at BAFTA. This meeting was a follow-up response to the very successful ‘Closing the Gap’ conference in November 2010 where a variety of […]

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What makes a good leader – revisited

After the emotional roller coaster of my DS wedding, I have decided to take a few days off from the blog. I can’t bear the thought of you not finding something to look at though Dear Reader so will post some guest posts from people  that you may have missed! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This excellent article was posted by Pooky Hesmondhalgh from Creative […]

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Governors’ Corner!

This occasional series sprang out of a chat with my dear friend Dianne Spencer She is a brilliant head teacher leading her team to provide some amazing educational experiences for their pupils. This space is about and for school governors, one of the most underrated sections of leadership in our schools today. It is here for you to share so […]

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