TTSA is delighted to welcome Andy Buck
to address secondary Heads and SLTs. This session will focus on the key elements of the Leadership Matters website and how leaders can utilise the capacity of the system to best effect. To facilitate this, the session will start by outlining the leadership approaches and models that underpin the resources. It will then take participants through each of the tools, with practical advice about how to use each in a way that will bring the maximum benefit for colleagues. The cost of the session includes a light lunch, a free copy of Andy’s book plus a chance to try the website free for 21 days. If more than 10 schools attend the session, one lucky school will also win a year’s free subscription.
A geography teacher by trade, Andy went on to become a headteacher for thirteen years at two schools in east London. In the last year of headship, his school was judged outstanding in all categories and Andy was designated a National Leader of Education. In 2009 he become a Director at the National College for School Leadership, leading on the London Challenge programme. He was subsequently responsible for setting up the government’s flagship Teaching Schools programme before being appointed as Managing Director at United Learning, one of the country’s largest academy groups.
Since 2014, Andy has founded two organisations: Leadership Matters and #honk. Both aim to improve the educational outcomes for pupils by supporting great leadership development.
Andy was invited to become a Fellow of the RSA in 2015. He is currently the Chair of the Education Committee of the education charity, Ambition School Leadership, which was formed from the merger of Future Leaders and Teaching Leaders. He is also Honorary Vice President at the Geographical Association and Education Adviser to the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Former board membership has included the Teacher Training Agency, the National College for School Leadership, Partnerships for Schools, the Teacher Development Trust and the Teaching Awards.
Booking for TTSA members and those working in Torbay schools/settings: