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Supporting teachers is KEY to teacher retention

Posted by Guest Author on Mar 14, 2018 2:10:10 PM

In many cases, teachers are hired and put in a classroom (sometimes just days or hours before the first day of school!) and are expected to make the magic happen. If s/he can’t, it is assumed that the teacher has some major deficit.  Most times, this assumption is incorrect and reflects unrealistic expectations of what a degree in education or certification actually prepares one for.

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Topics: Talent, Culture, Shared Leadership, Hiring, Communication, teachers

Developing Empathy in School Leadership

Posted by Becky Carlton on Apr 18, 2016 3:56:28 PM

Empathy seems to be a hot topic lately in the world of education. This social skill can be deemed the solution to eradicate bullying and an approach taught to young students that result in more sharing and understanding amongst peers. What isn't talked about is how empathy can affect school leadership and ultimately how leaders communicate with staff, students and parents.

Why is developing empathy important for school leaders?

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Topics: Communication, Leadership

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