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Headship: evaluating the first year

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Last updated on 22 December 2016
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How can I measure my performance after one year of headship? One of The Key's associate education experts, David Roche, sets out the main tasks and challenges facing a new headteacher. He discusses how an individual's responses can be used to evaluate the first year of headship.

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  1. 1 Responding to the challenges of the first year of headship
  2. 2 Typical challenges in the first year
  3. 3 Main tasks in the first year
  4. 4 Creating a personalised list of tasks and aims
  5. 5 Difficulty of using attainment to measure short-term success
  6. 6 Professional development for new headteachers

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