Andy Kemp

Policy Management

By Andy | January 9, 2016 | 2 Comment

With an increasingly complicated inspection framework, which seems to change every time you look away, the management of policy documents has become increasingly difficult, and at the same time increasingly important! The days where a school could maintain a collection of staff handbooks containing all the school policies are all but gone, as keeping them […]

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Performance Management Reviews

By Andy | January 3, 2016 | 0 Comment

I’ve been thinking a lot over the last year about the purpose and effectiveness of the traditional annual performance review which is a common part of most schools.  Appraisal in its current form in most schools lends its origins to the 1986 Education Act, which made it compulsory for maintained schools to undertake some form of performance review. […]

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