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This article explores the particular and strength function of Heads of division in schooling. It comprises research of such troublesome components because the administration of assets and handling the curriculum.

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O r 'Yo u di d 6 Leave the other person with a choice. Do no t tr y to impos e you r ow n views . This ca n lea d t o resistanc e an d disbelief . Skille d feedback give s people information abou t themselve s i n a wa y which offer s the m choice s including the optio n no t to change . 34 Head of Department 7 Consider what the feedback says about you. Feedback - wha t you choose t o comment on , and ho w von say it - wil l say as much about yo u as about the receiver. I t wil l revea l you r ow n value s an d behaviour .

I t is necessary to keep t o th e timing planned fo r each activity. If colleagues define themselves primarily as teachers, the y will pla n their timing all around th e activitie s connected wit h the learnin g an d teachin g in which the y are primaril y involved. But it is the responsibility o f a Hea d o f Departmen t t o hel p othe r teacher s wit h their learning an d teaching . And her e ther e ca n b e conflic t an d irritatio n fo r people who have no t clarifie d priorities fo r themselves .

It wa s onl y i n th e lat e nineteent h centur y tha t universa l educatio n wa s introduced in Britain. Then i t was as a result o f fears tha t th e working classes were ou t o f contro l an d unwillin g o r unabl e t o provid e th e necessar y person power for the armed force s or for factories, when needed. A universal elementary education system was developed - some sociologists theorize that this system was introduced t o make sure that working-class children would b e taught t o know their place, and would grow int o the adults that the industrial society o f late nineteent h century Britai n needed.

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