Research and analysis

Headteacher performance: effective management

Research on the effective management of headteacher performance in schools in England.


Effectively managing headteacher performance

Effectively managing headteacher performance: annexe A – case studies

Effectively managing headteacher performance: annexe B – vignettes

Effectively managing headteacher performance: brief


These research reports look at the management of headteacher performance.

The reports include:

  • research brief - a summary of important areas for consideration by governors and those directly involved in the process of headteacher performance management

  • full report - including the executive summary

  • case studies - 10 studies drawn from the research to illustrate approaches to headteacher performance management in a variety of schools and school groups around England

  • vignettes - 12 examples of important research themes in the context of specific school settings

Published 29 April 2014