New PDF release: Headteachers, Mediocre Colleagues and the Challenges of

By A. Cockburn

ISBN-10: 1137311894

ISBN-13: 9781137311894

ISBN-10: 1349457078

ISBN-13: 9781349457076

A distinct selection of headteachers' voices discussing major and dealing with mediocre academics and their colleagues. It explores the dilemmas they face as they deal with lecturers' own lives, getting older colleagues, responsibility and executive directives and offers major insights into the complexities of being a pace-setter.

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When I went to see her teach ... and I always go to see people teaching before I appoint them ... when I went to see her teach she ... she put on a brilliant show. So there were all sorts of exciting things happening in the classroom. The displays were looking good. She had known for some time that I Focusing on Mediocrity 35 was coming and ... so for that short period of time she appeared to be pretty good. Connie pointed out that, in her experience, mediocre teachers tend to be people who just do the job, don’t contribute more broadly or don’t want to contribute ...

It was apparent that a range of strategies were adopted, the choice of which depends on who the individual is. If they are a difficult personality then it can be very challenging and you don’t necessarily make the progress that you want to make. Some people who would fall into that category I’ve just described are more open, and you can make suggestions and work with them and they are receptive to that and do improve their practice. (Connie) And then there are people who are average and are quite happy to be average and are not aspirational, and they are tricky.

I would go and spend time with her. (Clare) Liking someone did not always mean that the situation was easy to live with, as Ellen reflected, Focusing on Mediocrity 31 Like me, they liked him very much, that made it harder really, and if you met him at a party, you know, he was good fun. And they all said afterwards that something had to be done, because when they inherited his children that he’d had for a year ... huge gaps, you know, he clearly wasn’t doing the sort of basic work that you would have hoped.

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