White Paper – 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 summary with additional information was first published […]

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Governor’s Corner #4

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 please leave a comment with your views and any topics you might like to explore! ******************************* The White Paper You cannot have missed the publication of ‘The Importance of Teaching’ the latest Schools […]

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School-based teacher training – yes?

As the debate about the White Paper moves into the frenetic stage, I was pondering about the training teachers in school bit. Now, this post is not about the rights and wrongs of such a policy. That is for the many other commentators out there. No, I wanted to think about what the implications may be. What training would be […]

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Must we settle for inadequate teaching?

With immanent publication of Michael Gove’s first White Paper, there have been a range of articles in the education press picking up on topics that have been leaked, mentioned or just guessed as likely to be included. Among them have been possible changes to the Performance Management system for teachers as well as performance related pay. This has brought into […]

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