Spotlight on Talent Development

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Talent Development


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

  • Encouraging principal leadership
  • Using recruitment and compensation to improve principal hiring in urban districts
  • Developing grit and resiliency in teachers
  • Learning practices to attract and engage new teaching talent
  • The impact of HR trends on district hiring decisions

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Too few educators aspire to the principalship, says Bain & Co., in a new report that lays out some strategies for fixing that problem.
December 11, 2013 – Education Week

Principals spend only a small fraction of their day on instruction-related duties, and new research suggests that some of that time may be wasted.
March 26, 2014 – Education Week


A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute examines principal hiring practices in five urban districts and finds that more strategic recruitment and heftier compensation are needed to improve the ranks of K-12 leadership.
June 27, 2014 - District Dossier

Resilient teachers discover their own power to find meaning, solve complex problems, and make meaningful connections, Meenoo Rami says.
March 20, 2014 - Teaching Ahead: A Roundtable

Jennifer Barnett argues that schools can't just achieve a workforce with grit merely through recruitment efforts.
March 18, 2014 - Teaching Ahead: A Roundtable

Should you recruit and retain staff or attract and engage them? Is this just a shift in semantics or an important change for 2014 and beyond?
May 5, 2014 - K-12 Talent Manager

The Society for Human Resources Management recently released a report offering information on the latest HR trends according to panels of senior HR practitioners, consultants, academics, and policy experts.
February 25, 2014 - K-12 Talent Manager

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