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The author shows how managers in education can contribute to school improvement, and focus on the essential personal and practical management skills needed to instill a positive team culture.

Managing Time and Priorities
Managing time and priorities

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Introduction

Team leaders, are expected not just to plan and prioritize their own work but to be responsible also for what their team does. In addition, there is an expectation that they are able to balance their work and home life. So, managing time and priorities is vitally important from both a personal and professional standpoint. According to the ancient Greek philosopher Theophrastus, time is ‘our costliest expenditure’. We want, and need, to use our time efficiently in order to accomplish all that we have to do. With this in mind, what can we do to help us cope with the increased ...

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