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Support for a teacher judged to be underperforming

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Last updated on 25 April 2018
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Supporting an underperforming teacher can be difficult. Read this article for advice on how to approach informal capability procedures, setting improvement targets and providing effective support programmes. We also link to supporting documents, such as letters to send before and after meetings.

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  1. 1 Hold a meeting with the teacher
  2. 2 Setting improvement targets
  3. 3 Providing effective support
  4. 4 Example of school support programme
  5. 5 Triggering formal procedures
  6. 6 Template letters about meetings

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