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The Leadership Life-Cycle - The 6 Phases of Headship

posted May 7, 2014, 9:01 AM by James Saunders   [ updated Dec 3, 2014, 1:29 AM ]

On Monday 17 November TTSA had the please of working with Essex Heads on 'The Leadership Life-Cycle - The 6 phases of Headship. A group of secondary heads spent the session reflecting on where they were in their career. Mr Saunders provided a summary of a range of literature on the phases of headship and the group used these to support the construction of their own definition. The session has proved to be a useful starting block as the TTSA develops a local support offer for heads.

See below for a link to the presentation.

Literature links:

Brighouse, T. (2007) How successful Headteachers survive and thrice - four phases of headship, five uses of time, six essential tasks and seven ways to hold on to your sanity.  http://www.rm.com/_rmvirtual/media/downloads/how_head_teachers_survive_and_thrive_by_prof_tim_brighouse.pdf 

Hargreaves, D. (2010) Creating a self-improving school system.  National College of School Leadership.  Available from: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/2093/1/download%3Fid%3D133672%26filename%3Dcreating-a-self-improving-school-system.pdf

Hargreaves, D. (2011) Leading a self-improving school system.  National College of School Leadership.  Available from: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/10429/1/download%3Fid%3D154604%26filename%3Dleading-a-self-improving-school-system.pdf

Ingate, C. (2010) ‘Six phases of headship.   In: Pointon, P. Growing leadership.  Available from: http://www.educationalleaders.govt.nz/content/download/7954/63588/file/Peter%20Pointon%20Sabbatical%20Report.pdf

Ingate, C. (2006) Should I stay or should I go http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/6980/1/download%3Fid%3D17393%26filename%3Dshould-i-stay-or-should-i-go-full-report.pdf

Reeves, J., Mahoney, P. and Moos, L. (1997) Headship: issues of career, Teacher Development. An International journal of teachers professional development 1 (1), pp. 43-56 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/13664539700200007

Earley, P and Weindling, D (2007) Do school leaders have a shelf life? Career stages and headteacher performance, Educational Management, Administration and Leadership, Vol. 35, http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/2871/1/Earley07Shelf73.pdf


CPD Network Event

posted May 6, 2014, 5:46 AM by James Saunders   [ updated Dec 3, 2014, 1:32 AM ]

Mrs Andrews Hosted a well turned out session for Heads and CPD leads within the alliance last week.  It was great to see such a focused group of professionals reflecting on their school's progress.  The outcome of this day should prove to be very beneficial to the alliance and beyond. 

Mrs Andrews is currently creating a CPD programme tailored to the individual and collective strengths and ares for development within the alliance.

JPD and Lesson Study

posted May 6, 2014, 5:01 AM by James Saunders   [ updated Dec 3, 2014, 1:38 AM ]

Thanks to Mr Saunders for delivering the JPD and Lesson Study session.  The aim of the session was to: Share the theory behind JPD and Lesson Study; Explain the benefits of JPD; Outline the processes involved in conducting a lesson study ; Provide a lesson study structure for you to implement; Share some practical tips for conducting a lesson study; Share the challenges and barriers you must overcome
See below for a link to the presentation

Literature Links

http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/blog/the-power-of-teachers-carrying-out-lesson-study

http://www.sec-ed.co.uk/best-practice/replacing-cpd-with-jpd

Welcome to the Tendring Teaching School Alliance

posted May 6, 2014, 5:00 AM by James Saunders   [ updated Dec 3, 2014, 1:33 AM ]

Please check un here for the latest updates about what has been happening in the alliance.

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