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Cycling through the four types of annual appraisals

Every leader takes a different approach to pay rises and setting targets, but they tend to fit one of these categories

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As the end of October looms, and pay decisions are due, everyone will be going through the process of completing appraisal cycles and setting targets for the new year. In every school I’ve worked, the process has been slightly different. In some cases, it seemed to be all about numbers. In others, the whole thing seemed more vague. Indeed, it seems that appraisal is all about who your appraiser is...

The number-cruncher

This leader is the sort who says, “don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions”, which is a surefire way of avoiding dealing with any problems. When it comes to appraisal ...

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