November 2018

29 November 2018

In this month’s podcast, General Secretary Geoff Barton talks to

  1. Julian Drinkall, CEO, Academies Enterprise Trust (AET): On ways that governance can support academy principals

  2. Tracy Crowder, Headteacher, Monkseaton High School, North Tyneside: On the joys and challenges of leading a school in a coastal community

  3. Brian Anderson, Headteacher, Springhead Primary School, Stoke-on-Trent: On working with the Royal Shakespeare Company to place Shakespeare at the core of the primary curriculum

  4. Helen Pinnington, Headteacher, St Edmunds Catholic High School, Whiston, Knowsley: On the joy of being a new headteacher serving a challenging community

  5. Leanne Griffiths, Executive Principal, Gorse Academies Trust: Secondary Education: On receiving the Pearson Teaching Award for Secondary Leader of the Year

  6. Janie McManus, Strategic Director for Scrutiny, Education Scotland: On how Scotland’s inspection system aims to enhance schools’ self-evaluation

  7. Billy Burke, Headteacher, Renfrew High School, western Scotland, and newly-elected President of School Leaders Scotland: On educational priorities in Scotland and the theme for his presidential year

  8. Jenny Langley, Principal, Great Academy Ashton, Tameside: On leadership in a challenging context and using staff development to improve teaching

  9. Stephen Morales, Chief Executive, Institute of School Business Leadership: On professional standards for school business leaders and career development

  10. Fred Jarvis, Former General Secretary, National Union of Teachers, and recipient of Pearson Lifetime Achievement Award: Perspectives on the teaching profession, past and present, and his educational optimism

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