Themes for your lecture /training related to the three books
Possibly interested in a lecture or training related to either of the three books? Below is further information about the type of work we do with schools and more information about the books.
Once you have decided on the type of training you want in relation to either of the three books, use the link to the top right of the page to contact me for a 15-minute free consultation to discuss options.
Progress Plain and Simple - What every teacher needs to know about improving pupil progress (2020)
Rated 4.6/5* on Amazon
The School Leader’s Year: Month-by-month
progress, every lesson, every day (2022)
This practical handbook offers a month-by-month guide to the curriculum, assessment, progress, and leadership over the school year. It provides a clear, comprehensive, and coherent structure to the academic year helping school leaders to prioritise their time and workload, supporting them and their team to work as efficiently and effectively as possible.
Considering the statutory and key leadership activities from admissions, induction, transitions, and parents’ evenings to coursework, timetabling, assessment, staff performance, and much more, the book provides a clear plan of action to ensure school leaders have prepared their work at the optimal time over the year. Each chapter features tried-and-tested strategies to help schools put robust systems and processes in place alongside guidance on sustaining pace, developing resilience, and exam preparation and technique.
Full of practical tips to help improve progress and including real-world examples of leadership in action from leaders working in primary and secondary schools, this is essential reading for all school leaders that want their students to be as successful as they can possibly be in every lesson, every day.
Rated 4.4/5* on Amazon
Teamwork Plain and Simple:
5 key ingredients to team success (2023)
What are the necessary ingredients which make a team of staff in schools successful? How can teamwork in schools be improved? In what ways does effective teamwork in schools result in more efficiency, more enjoyment, and more success? Teamwork Plain and Simple provides the answers to these questions, offering a fresh perspective on how teachers and school leaders can implement effective teamwork in schools.
Rooted in three decades of teaching and school leadership experience and drawing on his ground-breaking research through this essential text, Dr Michael Harpham identifies the five key ingredients that support effective teamwork in schools and offers over 40 situation-driven strategies to help you lead and develop your team. The chapters cover: