How is BlueSky supporting the school?
After reviewing various solutions, BlueSky Education was selected because it offered the highest level of customisation with its bespoke, tailored features and strong support.
“We’ve been able to put our unique appraisal system into BlueSky, and we’ve been able to define specific criteria in our structures and systems,” says Julia. “We haven’t actually had to significantly change our approach. Using BlueSky has meant that we could simply tidy up the process and make it
For Julia, BlueSky has been vital in simplifying the school’s 3-month induction process. Before using the platform, Julia was finding that new staff were finding it hard to understand the appraisal process.
“We understood that new staff were struggling sometimes and found they were digging around in the dark a little bit for who they needed to see for certain tasks and where they could find X, Y, and Z when it came to appraisal and professional development.”
Julia is relieved that using BlueSky means she can “see which of these new members of staff are actually engaging with the induction appraisal and professional development process. I can see when they have been ticking off activities as they go, which is really helpful.”