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Managing appraisals effectively


This new one-day workshop focuses on the practical elements of conducting appraisals effectively. This means understanding what is good practice and what makes appraisals fair and developmental. There will be an opportunity to explore some of the challenges presented when giving appraisals - in particular, how do you deal with the reactions from staff when you give constructive feedback that is or may be perceived to be critical of their performance? Dealing with difficult conversations is a skill that is key to supporting and developing staff.


  • Understand the process of appraising staff
  • Gain confidence in having difficult conversations
  •  Develop best practice in supporting and developing staff


  • Analyse different approaches to the management of staff appraisals
  • Identify good practice when applying school policy and Government guidance to staff appraisals
  • Develop and practice the skills needed when dealing with tricky conversations
  • Evaluate a real case study and identify a plan of action for developing best practice



Anyone with responsibility for dealing with staff appraisals in their school. It is suitable for new or experienced practitioners.

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Available as tailored training - for further details contact us