Best Practice: How school leaders may enrich a teacher's job

  • Provide leadership that encourages and motivates teachers.
  • Facilitate the teacher’s job by ensuring that teaching materials, tools and equipment are user-friendly, updated and easily available.
  • Provide well dimensioned classrooms and spaces for teachers to work and socialise in.
  • Create a good social environment for teachers and a climate of trust and mutual respect.
  • Encourage creativity and innovation in teaching (making the job more fun).
  • Delegate responsibilities to teachers and create a sense of ownership to the school.
  • Stimulate subject interests and academic pursuits amongst teachers.
  • Provide counselling and mentoring.
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