When it comes to self-evaluation, where do you begin and what do you review? Phil Denton offers some pointers for school leaders on ensuring self-evaluation is effective

In my days as a headteacher, the school self-evaluation was always something which intrigued me. My key questions were always:

Having now moved into the edtech sector, I have found there is much we can learn from the world of business when it comes to self-evaluation. In this article, I will share what I have learnt from business leaders and new literature that is out there to support your school evaluation approach.

The review process used in business focuses on key performance indicators. One approach is to consider the desired outcomes for the end of the academic year. We might identify where we hope to be in August and then track back from there.

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