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Last updated on 10 October 2017
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How can a chair establish a good working relationship with a headteacher? We relay advice from one of our associate experts and outline guidance with tips for working together. We also link to a case study on how a chair and headteacher worked together effectively.

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  1. Getting the relationship off to a good start
  2. Suggested topics to cover in the initial meetings
  3. Suggestions for working together
  4. Managing the relationship when the school is in difficulty
  5. The chair is not the headteacher's line manager

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