By Denise Inwood, former assistant head and managing director of BlueSky, creators of BlueSky Education – online performance management, professional learning and self-evaluation solution for schools, shares how schools can ensure excellence in staff induction.
The most valuable asset of a school is its staff and ensuring successful introductions of new colleagues into the organisation is a critical process. Getting induction right ensures staff are confident in their practice, effective in their performance and impact on learners as rapidly and positively as possible.
The importance of effective induction
By estates manager Tom Allardice, Loughborough Endowed Schools, in Leicestershire
As children enjoy the holidays and teachers take a well-earned break, it’s easy to think that schools stand still over the summer months. However, the reality is that the end of term means one thing: an opportunity for upkeep and improvements to the grounds and facilities. Staff at Loughborough Endowed Schools in Leicestershire are busier than ever making the most of a quieter campus ahead of the new term....