Stand Up Meetings

@TeacherToolkitIn 2010, Ross Morrison McGill founded @TeacherToolkit from a simple Twitter account through which he rapidly became the ‘most followed teacher on social media in the UK’. In 2015, he was nominated as one of the ‘500 Most Influential People in Britain’ by The Sunday… Read more about @TeacherToolkitHands up: who likes attending meetings?… tumbleweed.Last month I posted one of the most popular blogs on this website, 10 Ways To Demotivate Teachers. When I shared a video version on our Facebook page, the commentary was enlightening!For the past 2 or 3 years, I’ve often asked myself, ‘how can school leaders make meetings purposeful?’ Teachers spend so much time in meetings, there is little time left during the day, to get things done!In response to my video, one reader said:“[TT] is so right about meetings, they really do need to have clear action points and be well lead and be meaningful. As a Head of Department I was always so disappointed in so many of my departmental meetings in the way that staff refused to take so many vital … things seriously. All they wanted to do was laugh about the kids and [senior management team] and gossip about staff.”Take It Outside:Another reader then said:For the term ahead, why not:You can watch the ‘motivational’ video – as quoted in the opening paragraph – in full, below. (See item 6 for meetings)Related

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