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Headteacher appraisal: appointing an external adviser

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Last updated on 30 September 2016
School types: Maintained, Academy · School phases: All
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Who should be the external adviser for a headteacher's appraisal? The external adviser no longer has to be a local authority officer. The DfE says governing bodies should make their own choice. We point to local authority and commercial advice services and look at academy arrangements.

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  1. 1 Are we required to appoint an external adviser?
  2. 2 Schools can decide who they appoint as external advisers
  3. 3 Finding an external adviser

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