Sending teachers to underperforming schools; My thoughts on the National Teaching Service | missdcox

Nicky Morgan has announced that a new system of sending ‘elite’ teachers to struggling areas.

Tom Bennett has written about it for the TES.

A few thoughts, having worked in the schools similar to these:
There are ALREADY excellent teachers in these schools. Why aren’t they being used?
The overall performance of a school is an accumulation of lots of teachers’ work. How will one teacher have impact?
The overall performance of a school is generally a reflection of the leadership and management of a school, how will one teacher work with a team that may not have the skills to move the school…

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