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What's the Leadership elephant in the room?

Discussion in 'Senior Leadership Team' started by svenables, Oct 17, 2017.

  1. svenables

    svenables New commenter

    Hi - never posted on here before so be gentle!

    As part of my role as a Teaching School director, I am hosting a Leadership Conference and as part of the day am having a live 'provocation' and debate. I'm trying to come up with some questions that are open-ended but also lively in order to get a reaction from the delegates. Any ideas? What's the elephant in your SLT room?

    Thank you :)
     
  2. install

    install Star commenter

    Gotta be OFSTED and/or some headTeachers not even teaching a single lessons in their own schools..:cool:
     
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  3. Tinycat1234

    Tinycat1234 Established commenter

    Yep an SLT that don’t teach/have never taught in areas and then going in and telling them what ‘best practice’ is eg in the EYFS
     
  4. J.M.Powell

    J.M.Powell New commenter

    How about:
    What does wellbeing look like in your school?
     
  5. JohnJCazorla

    JohnJCazorla Lead commenter

    What are you doing to retain teachers?
     
  6. WinifredHoltby

    WinifredHoltby New commenter

    1 How are we going to recruit and retain the best teachers?
    2. How are we going to recruit and retain the best school leaders- it is as big a problem. It seems like anyone can become a school leader these days because there are so few good applicants.
    3. The national system is chaotic and not serving the best interests of all children. Why are school leaders not standing up to this government en masse?
     

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