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White papers2023-09-11T17:11:55+01:00

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The Performance Review of Trust Executive Leaders – Part 3

October 23, 2023|Resources, White papers|

The performance review of the school trust CEO or Executive Leader is one of the Board’s most significant responsibilities. It is key to the Board’s leadership of strategy and values, its accountability for educational outcomes and financial health, and supports the development and well-being [...]

The Performance Review of Executive Leaders in School Trusts Part 2

March 25, 2023|Resources, White papers|

The performance review of the school trust CEO or Executive Leader is one of the Board’s most significant responsibilities. It is key to the Board’s leadership of strategy and values, its accountability for educational outcomes and financial health, and supports the development and well-being [...]

ASCL & BlueSky: Appraisal policies, procedures & processes

January 26, 2023|Resources, White papers|

In the second part of our guidance developed in partnership with the Association of School and College Leaders, we consider the relevant policies, procedures and processes for changing your school or trust’s approach to performance management and appraisal. This paper is the second in [...]

The Performance Review of Executive Leaders in School Trusts

November 25, 2022|Resources, White papers|

The performance review of the school trust CEO or Executive Leader is one of the Board’s most significant responsibilities. It is key to the Board’s leadership of strategy and values, its accountability for educational outcomes and financial health, and supports the development and well-being [...]

ASCL & BlueSky: Changing approaches to performance management

October 19, 2022|Resources, White papers|

In many schools, colleges and trusts, the approaches to performance management and appraisal is changing. In this information paper, developed in partnership with the Association of School and College Leaders, we explore the evidence and possible  justifications for this change, and outline some of [...]

The Quiet Uprising: A report on lesson observations in schools

June 5, 2019|Reports, Resources, White papers|

This report examines some of the current theory and practice around the lesson observation and re-ignites the debate surrounding its strengths and pitfalls. It asks if the time has come for schools to consign the lesson observation to the past and instead explore some new techniques for improving and sharing professional skills.

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