How to effect change from the middle

If you’re full of ideas on how to improve your school, here are some tips to drive change from a middle leadership position

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Sending what you thought was an innocuous email to the headteacher suggesting a positive improvement to a school system seemed like a good idea at the time. But instead of the high praise you expected, your idea seems to have ruffled a few feathers.

If you are someone who is keen to share ideas and improve your school, you need to be aware that when you put your head above the parapet, the risk of being shot down is equal to that of being celebrated.

But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. Here are some tips from a battle-hardened middle leader on how to emerge at least occasionally ...

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