Change in appraisal judgment leads to constructive dismissal claim and £100k payout

Bethnal Green Academy were found to have unfairly dismissed a PE teacher with 13 years’ experience whose teaching had been found to be consistently highly rated until the appointment of a new Head of Faculty/Director of Learning. Ms Dippenaar’s performance had been reflected in an Ofsted inspection of the school and was supported by pupil […]

Strikes – when appraisal goes wrong.

Strikes as teachers protest “punitive” appraisal policies  Strikes: School leaders have been given pause for concern over their performance appraisal practices as teachers at several schools in England go on strike in protest of their schools’ performance management practices.  Teachers in Solihull and Derbyshire recently held the first of multiple planned days of strike action after raising […]