This book offers guidelines for involving staff, parents, and students in school development, with a CD-ROM of reproducibles to customize the program to your own school culture.
Chapter 3: Setting the Scene – Inset Day 1
Setting the Scene – Inset Day 1
In order to promote enthusiasm, and set the scene, it was felt that we needed to bring in an external expert to facilitate this introductory inset session. We felt an external consultant would allow us to think ‘outside the box’ and not get bogged down by parochial issues.
Barbara Maines was chosen for this role. Why? She not only had vast experience as a successful Educational Psychologist but she also had first hand knowledge of our school, (having skilfully managed several of our most disaffected pupils in the past). She was also highly respected for her contributions in the educational field, not only as a lecturer but also as an established author.
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