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Developing senior leaders for headship
How can schools develop senior leaders for headship? We relay advice from two of our associate education experts on this question. The article also has a downloadable KeyDoc that can be used to identify skills gaps in aspiring headteachers.
- Discuss ambitions for the school
- Fill any skills gaps
- Provide shadowing opportunities
- Allow deputy headteachers to act up
- Prepare senior leaders for the application process
- Enrol the senior leader for the NPQH
- Other courses for aspiring headteachers
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