If you think we’ve got a leadership recruitment problem now; you ain’t seen anything yet. There’s a tsunami of job vacancies coming over the next five years and a dearth of high quality applicants. We’re coming to this issue too late and in a piecemeal way.
There comes a point when a leader is so busy rushing around that s/he actually loses focus on the important aspects of their role. This is as true for middle and senior leaders as it is for head teachers. Continue reading
It is with a certain level of dread that I’m approaching this weekend’s #SLTchat. I think I’m beginning to realise how nervous Sir Alex Ferguson must have felt at the end of each premiership season. #SLTchat is an adrenaline fuelled thirty minutes, on a Sunday night between 8:00 – 8:30 p.m., of quick fire twitter responses to two questions. Continue reading