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School Environment and Leadership (Latest Evidence Review) by @EvidenceInEdu

It is often said that the impact of school leadership, on pupil outcomes, is second only to the impact of classroom teachers.  There is good evidence that a school’s professional environment affects pupils’ learning, in a range of ways. Hence it is critical that school leaders view their primary responsibility as creating and maintaining the most conducive professional environment they can.  Therein lies a problem.

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What a Waste of CPD Funding

A simple Freedom of Information request to three local authorities showed community and voluntary controlled schools have paid £9,453,840 in Apprenticeship Levy Funding, over the past four years.  Less than 25%, a paltry £2,145,286, had been used to fund training and assessment of staff in these schools, in the same period.  It is an absolute waste; funds from schools’ budgets are being sent back to HMRC unused.

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5 Evidenced Based Papers All Teachers Should Read (Updated)

I first wrote this post over two years ago. In the intervening period two updated versions of the papers I included – Great Teaching & Cognitive Load Theory – have been written. I thought it was time to update the post. The title is written as a statement; arguably it should be a question.  These would be the 5 key papers I think all teachers – from ITT to Headteachers – should read. 

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Leadership: Being, Knowing, Doing (New Book)

Liminal Leadership

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