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Professional standards: heads of department

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Last updated on 28 October 2016
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Are there any examples of standards for heads of department? One of The Key's associate experts suggests some standards based on the Ofsted Inspection Handbook. This article also links to some qualities of strong middle leadership, as these can inform departmental standards.

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  1. 1 Examples of standards for heads of department
  2. 2 Qualities for strong middle leadership

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