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Revealed: the lack of diversity in education leadership roles

Only three per cent of the largest academy trusts in the country are led by non-white bosses, a new...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Headteachers Roundtable Summit 2018: Be bold, stay ethical and keep learning at the heart of solutions

Insufficient funding, excessive accountability, poor teacher retention and limited school autonomy were the core issues which 200 heads tackled...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Headteachers: take back control of school audit culture!

The endless papertrails modern school life seemingly requires are now actively making things worse for our overworked teachers. Becky...

Becky Allen
Becky Allen
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Superhead researchers reveal 9 indicators of a successful ‘turnaround’ headteacher

Heads with the best long-term school improvement plans are often nearly fired two years into the job simply because...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Headteachers struggling to find time for training

Headteachers are missing out on training opportunities because of funding shortages and heavy workloads, according to research commissioned by...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson

Making the Leap: Moving from deputy to head by Jill Berry

My first thoughts when I received this book was that the crevice over which the person on the cover...

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Landmark ruling means teachers may have to reveal more about private lives

A landmark court ruling on a headteacher’s failure to disclose her relationship with a convicted sex offender could mean...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Professor Dame Alison Peacock appointed CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching

Professor Dame Alison Peacock, executive headteacher of The Wroxham School in Hertfordshire, has been appointed as the first chief...

Features Team
Features Team
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Headteachers Roundtable to draft alternative white paper

An influential group of leading headteachers has launched a think tank to crowdsource an alternative white paper that focuses...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott