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Dealing with ineffective leadership from a headteacher

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Last updated on 18 October 2016
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What can we do if the headteacher fails to lead and connect with staff? One of our associate education experts explains how concerns about poor leadership and relationships with staff might be raised with the headteacher, and suggests ways of dealing with these issues.

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  1. 1 Hold an informal conversation
  2. 2 Discuss the concerns in the headteacher’s appraisal
  3. 3 Arrange a coaching programme for the headteacher
  4. 4 Encourage the headteacher to attend training with staff

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