Ten top tips for teachers with leadership responsibilities and handy self-evaluation tool

Ten top tips for teachers with leadership responsibilities and handy self-evaluation tool

Supporting you in your role as a school leader

Two handy resources to support you in juggling the responsibilities of teaching, leading and managing your career progression. 

21 March 2017/Number of views (3478)/Comments (0)/
Managing your time

Managing your time

Guest blogger James Ashmore looks at the conflict between a middle leader's personal and professional life

You may feel that your work/life balance is seriously out of kilter and that moving into middle leadership has done nothing to redress this, in fact it’s made it worse.

06 December 2016/Number of views (3725)/Comments (0)/
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Recruitment, retention and middle leaders

Recruitment, retention and middle leaders

Why are schools finding that there is a shortage of middle leaders?

In the short term a dedicated middle leader can make sacrifices, willing to take on more because they are not only ambitious for themselves but committed to high quality education for pupils within their school. But is this sustainable asks Lara Ginn? 

21 November 2016/Number of views (4276)/Comments (0)/
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New middle leaders: what issues do they face and what training would help?

New middle leaders: what issues do they face and what training would help?

This group of professionals face a range of challenges when they take up the role.

Newly appointed middle leaders could benefit from some tailored training in their new roles, according to a new research project.

30 August 2016/Number of views (3915)/Comments (0)/
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NAHT Edge welcomes new research into effective middle leadership

NAHT Edge welcomes new research into effective middle leadership

James Bowen comments on LKMco report into effective middle leaders

Many of the findings from this report will resonate with our members who know that strong interpersonal skills, clear communication and the ability to lead a team are key to being a successful middle leader.

29 July 2016/Number of views (4163)/Comments (0)/
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How praise can lead to self-doubt – and what to do about it

It feels great to be told we are brilliant, and it makes us more successful.

Jackie Beere

The year ahead

As every teacher will tell you, the start of a new school year brings with it a tangible sense of new beginnings.

James Bowen

New middle leaders: what issues do they face and what training would help?

Newly appointed middle leaders could benefit from some tailored training in their new roles, according to a new research project.

Susan Young