It also notes that headteachers, while accountable for the quality of education in schools, are not the only source of leadership.
Plans were published today (Friday) to update the Standard for Headship, originally published in 1998. A three-month consultation period will seek support for a renewed emphasis on the role of the headteacher in driving change and raising standards. The main change from the previous standard is a strong focus on strategic vision, values and commitments.
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