Subjecting students to a robust instructional regimen

School principals are better placed to play a key role in the successful implementation of a school turnaround strategy.

However, achieving turnaround demands more than merely ensuring teachers are familiar with relevant curriculum developments, modes of assessment, monitoring utilisation of teachers and physical resources within individual schools.

Given their professional training and experience, subjecting students to a robust instructional regimen many not pose serious challenges for many school principals. However, the one thing not so easy to achieve is the cultivation of a positive school climate in which both students and teachers can feel a sense of care, support and belonging.

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Urgent call: Stop the killing!

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