The Broken Promise of Autonomy

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Tony Breslin’s debut piece in Schools Week explores the changing nature of school-based headship in multi-school settings and ponders whether the emergence of Trusts and Federations amounts to ‘a broken promise of autonomy’ for school-based leaders.

One school-based head has described the article as “a timely call to evaluate the role, scope and value of tiered executive management functions in schools and their impact in eroding the competencies and cultures that exist within individual institutions”.

Read the article HERE.

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