Effective CPD for school support staff

Teacher development is a clear priority for the most effective schools, but how do you ensure that your support staff are not missing out on crucial CPD? Bridget Clay advises

Editorial Comment: A very expensive mess

The academies programme is an expensive mess and, in the face of overwhelming evidence, the government is burying its head in the sand. It’s time for a radical rethink...
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What is the biggest driver of leadership workload?

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VOTE Behaviour (12%)

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VOTE Government policy/initiatives (9%)

VOTE The curriculum (9%)

VOTE Child protection (4%)

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