Key Voices #63 – Putting staff first with John Tomsett and Jonny Uttley

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This week we talk to John Tomsett, Headeacher at Huntington School and Jonny Uttley, CEO, The Education Alliance about the book they co-authored ‘Putting staff first’. We discuss some practical ways that leaders can create a school culture that nurtures staff so they can better support their pupils. We also talk about the role high quality staff development, research-informed practice, meaningful performance management and reduced workload can all play in establishing such a culture. 

Finally, we consider the qualities required to lead teaching and learning as a Headteacher or CEO, and the system changes John and Jonny would like to see in the next 10 years.

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