Spotlight on Human Capital Management

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Human Capital Management


The Education Week Spotlight on Human Capital Management is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • How districts are providing support for teachers through manageable growth opportunities
  • Best practices for screening educator candidates
  • Performance-based policies and evaluations that account for new educator roles
  • Factors affecting teacher retention efforts

You get the eight articles below in a downloadable PDF.

For all the anecdotal claims about teacher turnover in charter schools, the available data on the topic are remarkably muddled.
June 2, 2015 - Education Week

Districts could boost their ability to hire more effective teachers who stay on the job longer by improving their screening techniques, a newly released working paper concludes.
November 11, 2014 - Education Week


New roles for teachers in blended classrooms should mean new recruitment, evaluation, and retention strategies by districts, says a new report from TNTP.
November 10, 2014 - Digital Education Blog

Should the hiring practice be centralized and run by central office or decentralized and managed by building leaders? Guest author, Tony Bagshaw, explores both sides of the argument.
March 20, 2015 - K-12 Talent Manager

The increasing responsibilities of educators make the development of strategically aligned human capital systems more important than ever. Guest blogger, Naima Khandaker, draws on Plato's work and questions if a person can be naturally suited to the multiple facets of today's complex professions.
November 14, 2014 - K-12 Talent Manager

Did you know that people who believe they can develop their basic abilities have higher motivation and achievement than those who believe those qualities are fixed?
September 19, 2014 - K-12 Talent Manager

Guest author Tracy Najera believes that all students should have equitable access to excellent educators! How do talent managers achieve this? By taking a balanced approach to the development and implementation of a recruitment and retention strategy.
February 17, 2015 - K-12 Talent Manager

Leadership demands broader goals, higher expectations, and blended environments are higher than ever but old practices and policies are leaving a preparation gap. Educators are wasting time and money on degrees that aren't as valuable or relevant as they should be. States have a great opportunity to create a better school leadership development system.
March 9, 2015 - Vander Ark on Innovation

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