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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
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Executive Headteachers: what’s in a name?

The government does not know how many executive headteachers are actually working in academies, a new report has claimed,...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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‘Trojan Horse’ turnaround head takes over at Perry Beeches

The executive headteacher brought in to turn around a Birmingham school at the centre of the “Trojan Horse” scandal...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Why effective heads don’t need to have been teachers

Too many headteachers are nearing retirement with too few to take their place. But there are plenty of highly...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter