Professional Development

Professional reading makes a difference

Reading educational literature and research is not widespread among busy school practitioners. Jo Evans explains why it can be invaluable, particularly for headteachers as the school’s “lead learners,” and she gives guidance on how to catch the reading bug!
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What’s the point of reading these days when all we need do is follow the governmental dictates? For one former headteacher it has meant achieving Outstanding outcomes in two schools she has led, the most recent report stating, “The headteacher has created a culture in which learning flourishes” (Mar 2015).

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