Effectively managing headteacher performance: final report.

D H Eddy Spicer, Megan Crawford, Peter Earley, Chris James, Sara Bubb, Rhoda Furniss, Jeff Jones, Rebecca Nelson, Elizabeth Wood

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Abstract

This document is one of a set of reports about the study of the effective management of headteacher performance in schools in England. This report is the full report, including the executive summary; details about the framework and design of the study; a review of the international literature on performance management of senior leaders in education and related sectors; analysis of empirical data collected for the study; discussion of significant issuesarising from the analysis; and a summary of main findings and implications drawing on the analysis and review of literature.
We recommend that you read all the reports to understand the research fully. These documents are available on from gov.uk. The complete set of reports includes the following:
 Research brief
A summary of key areas for consideration by governors and those directly involved in the process of headteacher performance management.
 Full report
The full report, including the executive summary; details about the framework and design of the study; a review of the international literature on performance management of senior leaders in education and related sectors; analysis of empirical data collected for the study; discussion of significant issues arising from the analysis; and a summary of main findings and implications drawing on the analysis and review of literature.
 Case Studies (Annexe A)
Ten case studies drawn from the research to illustrate approaches to headteacher performance management in a variety of schools and school groups around England.
 Vignettes (Annexe B)
Twelve examples of important research themes contextualised in specific school settings.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherInstitute of Education
Commissioning bodyDepartment for Education
Number of pages161
ISBN (Electronic)9781781052990
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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