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Issue 20.1

Professional Development Today 20.1 Cover

The cover page of Professional Development Today 20.1

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Editor's Comment

Our Editors' comment of the issues covered in Professional Development Today 20.1!

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When Leadership Turns Toxic

Ian Craig reflects on the phenomenon of “toxic” leadership in schools and makes connections to accountability pressures, the changing education landscape and the fragmentation of the school system. He identifies the implications this has for leadership development.

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Leader development – it’s personal!

Peter Earley and Sara Bubb call for a radical overhaul of leader development which places more focus on opportunities for personal development.

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School-university partnerships – fulfilling the potential

Graham Handscomb explores the contribution of school-university partnerships to professional learning and the features that can help to make them more effective.

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How to… ensure performance management is professional learning

This issue's How to series covers how to Ensure performance management is professional learning.

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How to … own your continuing professional development

John Blanchard shows how using action research, training opportunities and formal study can be used as ways of continuing to learn about learning, teaching and leadership.

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How to … benefit from observing colleagues and being observed

John Blanchard looks at how colleagues’ visiting one another’s lessons and observing other activities can inform insights and innovations. He shows that this applies as much to leaders, managers and mentors as it does to teachers. Peer observation is a direct way of promoting job morale and satisfaction, while informing agendas for whole-school development.

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How to … lead teaching and learning across a whole school

Here, John Blanchard explores how leaders, managers and mentors can most effectively guide and support teachers. Without leadership teamwork lacks vision and coherence. Without teamwork leadership lacks potency and agency.

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How to … focus performance management on professional development

John Blanchard looks at how in performance management collaboration between teachers, senior leaders and governors can contribute to all involved being better prepared and lead to a more effective and rewarding experience.

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Collaborative School Leadership – new opportunities and challenges

David Middlewood, Ian Abbott and Sue Robinson describe their investigation to discover what’s different about leading a group of schools. They identify a range of issues related to scale, school autonomy, trust and effectiveness. In particular the new world of leading across raises particular implications for leadership development and progression.

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Making teacher engagement with research a reality

Jane Flood explores the wide range of factors which influence teachers’ engagement with research, and the dynamic relationship between knowledge mobilization and impact on pedagogic practice. She concludes by providing a practitioner’s checklist to help make research engagement a reality.

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Professional Development Today Contents

The contents and editors of Professional Development Today 20.1!

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Inside Teaching – How to Make a Difference for Every Learner and Teacher

Sue Kelly reviews this timely, relevant manual which places a premium on teacher professional development and the joy of learning.

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