1st Edition

Poorly Performing Staff in Schools and How to Manage Them Capability, competence and motivation

By Tessa Atton, Brian Fidler Copyright 1999
    226 Pages
    by Routledge

    226 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book will help headteachers, managers and governors diagnose and tackle poor performance where it has arisen and help them to prevent poor performance in the future.
    The book investigates a whole range of solutions and issues and includes detailed case-studies on:
    * remedial action
    * disciplinary action
    * legal and moral issues
    * employment law
    * dismissals and appeals.

    1.Introduction Section One 2.Managing Staff 3.Poor Performance and its Causes 4.Dealing with poor performance and a range of solutions 5.Legal and Moral Issues Graham Clayton 6.Governor Involvement 7.Poorly performing Headteachers and the role of the Governing Body Section Two 8.Particular Groups and Issues Section Three 9.Case Studies Section Four 10.A Framework for Action References and Further Reading Index


    Brian Fiddler is at the School Improvement and Leadership Centre at the University of Reading, and Tessa Hutton is a Trainer and former acting secondary head.

    'Tessa Atton and Brian Fidler's interesting observations on one of the most important education issues of the day deserve to reach a wide audience.' - Managing Schools Today