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Dr Jill Berry

Dr Jill Berry taught for 30 years, initially as a secondary English teacher. She has been a head of English, head of sixth form and deputy head and was a head teacher for ten years. Since 2010 she has completed a Professional Doctorate in Education, worked as an associate for the National College for Teaching and Leadership and carried out a range of leadership consultancy work.

Click here to listen in on Jill’s podcast with Pivotal Education - ‘Headteacher Supply and why Heads need to be teachers’.

Click here to read Jill’s article on Teachwire.net - ‘If You’re Being Led By A Bad Leader, Try Managing Upwards’.

Click here to read Jill’s article on Innovate My School - ‘How can teachers make the leap from deputy to headteacher?’.

Click here to read Jill’s article for The Guardian - ‘Support vs challenge: how school leaders can strike the right balance’.

Click here to read Jill’s article in TeachTalks magazine (p.14).

Click here to read Jill’s blog post ‘Taking the step from Assistant Head to Deputy Head’.

Click here to discover Schoolwell’s exclusive interview with Jill Berry.

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Publications by Dr Jill Berry

Making The Leap

In Making the Leap, Dr Jill Berry offers practical advice…

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Navigating emotionally-loaded conversations during the current difficult times

May 18 2020

Kathryn Morgan and I led a Teacher Development Trust #CPDConnectUp session on this subject, using Zoom and ably hosted by David Weston, on Monday 2nd May 2020. … Read more "Navigating emotionally-loaded conversations during the current difficult times"

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The benefit of tinkering…

April 30 2020

I recently read this piece by Alex Quigley, of the Education Endowment Fund, in tes magazine: ‘Try tinkering, rather than making bold changes’.  Alex explores the research… Read more "The benefit of tinkering…"

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