TROUBLESHOOTER A school leader feels judged by her peers and judges them in her turn. She is angry, defensive and exhausted. A focus on compassion could hold the key THE ISSUE Beatrice is a department head at an independent secondary school in which teachers, pupils and management are under enormous pressure to deliver impressive academic results. She feels alienated from her colleagues, whom she believes collude with a set-up that encourages academic prowess at the expense of creativity, emotional intelligence and sports. At the same time, she ‘beats herself up’ whenever her pupils don’t get good grades, feels overwhelmed and […]

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