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Blogs to read as a senior leader

Updated: 4 days ago

Headteacherchat has been collecting blogs for leaders/teachers.


Hope you find this helpful. This is a work in progress. Please email me for additions or changes: admin@headteacherchat.com


New blogs this week:

Pete Foster @pnjfoster

Why is improvement difficult in schools?

Expectations 2: How can we change our expectations?


Daisy Christodoulou @daisychristo

Gary Lineker is not dead and neither is football – yet


Helen Stevenson @HelenStevenson4

Recruitment is at the heart of safeguarding efforts


The Secret Headteacher @secretHT1

Cracking the Tech Workflow


Censored Head @CensoredHead

Compassionate Leadership


Rachel Ball @MrsBallAP

Systems not Goals


Kat Howard @SaysMiss

CPD series: diagnosis, treat and return


Matthew Evans @head_teach

Sense and Sense Ability


Nimish Lad @Nlad84

Finding your leadership voice


Shuaib Khan

Not Even Water? Supporting Muslim Staff and Students During Ramadan


Shaun Allison

What remote learning has taught us about: Challenge


Jonathan Mountstevens

A Loss to Know

Reading about Curriculum

Carrots


Jo Castelino

Cancelling the noise


Dr Heery

What goes up, must stay up – the delusion of social mobility

This is the moment…


Mason Davies

A WHOLE SCHOOL APPROACH TO EMBEDDING INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING, DELIBERATE PRACTICE & EFFECTIVE HABIT FORMATION: THE JOURNEY SO FAR


Helen Skelton

Emerging from the shadows

Assessment – what’s the point?


Kyrstie Stubbs

The 3 R’s- refrain, refuse and resist!


David Rushby

Cloughie

Good Enough for Any SEF


Jeremy Hannay

Genuine, Deep Well-being: The Medium is the Message

Building a Happy School – PART 1: Marking, Planning & Admin


Jonny Uttley

Build Back Bolder: Five Choices All School Leaders Can Make


Mrs. P Blog

Deputy Headteacher Interviews & those blue, suede shoes!


Zoe Enser

Jugglers, magicians and stand-up comedians

https://teachreal.wordpress.com/2021/03/12/jugglers-magicians-and-stand-up-comedians/


Matthew Evans @head_teach

When is a school not a school?

Kicking the solution habit

Is The Education System About to Reform?


Kat Howard

Difficult conversations are better conversations


Mary Myatt

Walking the talk

Leadership of the curriculum


Mr E Finch

Who Teaches the Boys?

Why the ‘read for pleasure’ curriculum shouldn’t be left to chance by Russell Pearson (@DynamicDeps)


The Secret Headteacher

Ignore the Voice That Screams

Curriculum Team Leader

Expert Teachers 1 – What Teacher Expertise Isn’t


Tom Sherrington Teacherhead

Planning Professional Learning: One system; three streams.

Time to replace ‘formal observation’ systems with Instructional Coaching for everyone #CPD

Rescuing Differentiation from the Checklist of Bad Practice.

Don’t judge. Just help.


Dan Edwards @DanEdwards_77

There are stars to spot

Repositioning the doughnuts


Chris Foley @HT_StMonicas

Ignore the Noise 3 – Apocalypse not? – Leadership

Ignore the Noise – Reflection

Ignore the Noise 2 – Reflection

Blocks of Marble – Teaching

Chief of Staff – Leadership


Dwain Brandy @leadingequality

Educational Leadership- A personal journey


David Didau @DavidDidau

Five things new school leaders need to know

The Best 3 Sentences in Education


Andrew Percival @primarypercival

Confessions of a curriculum leader


Ruth Ashbee @Ruth_Ashbee

Booklets, Rosenshine, Teach Like A Champion, and Knowledge-Rich Curriculum

Civics and Self: Powerful Knowledge Curriculum in PSHE and Citizenship

Curriculum is for ever – but not how you think

Megan Dixon @DamsonEd

Teaching doesn’t need another hero


David Ellison @d_a_ellison

The (other) C Word

Does One Size Really Fit All?


John Tomsett

This much I know about…what it feels like when you are criticised about your remote teaching

This much I know about…where you can find school leadership wisdom in a challenging world


Clare Sealy @ClareSealy

HOW TO SPEAK TRUTHFULLY ABOUT WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN: A USER’S HANDBOOK.


Josh Goodrich @Josh_CPD

How can we tailor our instructional coaching approach for both novices and experts?


Nick Hart @MrNickHart

What leaders need to know about the curriculum

What leaders need to know about impact

Persuading parents – using what we know about school choice

What school leaders need to know about cultural leadership

Leadership handbooks

Motivated Leadership


Andy Byers @Framheadteacher

Catch-Up: Please, for once, trust us to support our own students.


Daisy Christodoulou https://blog.nomoremarking.com/from-scaled-scores-to-writing-ages-2e882bb155e0


Neil Almond @Mr_AlmondED

https://nutsaboutteaching.wordpress.com/


Ambition Insitute

How the new NPQs will make professional development work for your school

THE PERSISTENT PROBLEMS OF SCHOOL LEADERSHIP


Hannah Wilson @Ethical_Leader

https://t.co/EHJ6A2TlSq?amp=1


Claire Stoneman @stoneman_claire

birminghamteacher.wordpress.com

Curriculum is still hard

School leadership is not like football


Evidence-Based Education @EvidenceInEdu

https://evidence-based-education.thinkific.com/courses/resource-library


Alex Quigley @HuntingEnglish

www.theconfidentteacher.com


Jarlath O'Brien @JarlathOBrien

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_OJEMlEl1Cz1205RUsQ_36CNStUcoYRxiORHDlPh7rA/edit


Rob Coe @ProfCoe

How school leaders can best support pupils to regain lost learning


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