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The New Headteacher Webinar 

Thursday 28th January 2021

19:00 UK time

90 minutes

Free - Sponsored by Crown House Publishing.


Our long-time Associate and Educating Essex headteacher Vic Goddard once famously wrote that being a headteacher was 'The Best Job in the World'.

That may well be the case, but it's also an incredibly challenging one.

Throw in a global pandemic and it's little wonder that school leaders everywhere are feeling the pressure.

And if you're a new school leader this academic year, it's a real baptism of fire.

To help, we have brought together a group of our Associate authors* with considerable experience leading primary, secondary and special school settings for a unique one-off webinar sponsored by our friends at Crown House, who publish our Independent Thinking Press titles.

Hosted by Independent Thinking founder Ian Gilbert, we will pick their brains about the challenges of leadership, surviving and thriving in their first year and beyond, how to deal with stress, recalcitrant teachers and angry parents and still come out on top and what next as we see what 2021 has in store for schools everywhere.

With a live audience we will also be keen to take questions on the night.

We have just 100 front-row seats available so hit the button below to grab a ticket and then, remember, it's first-come first-seated on the night.

See you in January for some great leadership wisdom. Bring your own Prosecco.

*A word about diversity. Yes, we know. The nature of these sponsored free webinars is that we draw from the authors we have with the relevant experience and as yet, we do not have any school leadership authors with BAME backgrounds (not helped by the fact that only 1% of all heads in the UK are currently from BAME backgrounds).

But we will be working to address that this year. Please get in touch if you want to help us.

Make a booking, ask a question or just say hello.

Give us a call on +44 (0)1267 211432, drop us a line at or hit the button.

We'll get back to you within a few hours. Or your pizza is free.