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19th October 2012 at 01:00


- Should headteachers be made to change school every 5-7 years? Edinburgh considering it.


- No.


- Ridiculous.


- Maybe in cities where there's lots of schools in close proximity, can't see it work in rural areas. Travel expenses?

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- Yes, because it wouldcould stimulate fresh thinking.


- No. Longevity and stability the hallmarks of a

good head and subsequently school.


- Sounds like great idea: could help avoid complacency amp; staleness. Not just heads though ... why don't we all swap jobs for a bit?

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