I am of the opinion that as different schools have different philosophies and ethoi there is not going to be one system that is best. It is more likely that there will be a system or set of general ideas that will result in systems that are best for the individual school.
If I were setting up a system of paying teachers from scratch the first thing I would do is be clear about the principles and ethos of the school.
Let’s say that a hypothetical school has the following principles:
- All pupils have the right to feel safe.
- All pupils have the right to learn in a supportive environment.
- This school strives to ensure all pupils achieve the best results possible in the subjects that will advantage them most in the future.
- This school strives to give pupils opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities beyond what…
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