Time saving tips for effective meetings In today’s hectic school life, it can be very difficult to step back, take a deep breath and see where you could be saving time. This series of Time Savers Shorts sees experienced teacher Jo Parry return to the screen with bite-sized chunks of advice based on her own experiences as a busy teacher and manager.
In this programme, Jo talks about meetings, often the bane of a manager’s life. Jo shares her secrets for chairing a good, effective meeting and ensuring everybody does what they said they’d do, when they said they’d do it, meaning she doesn’t have to keep chasing them. Teacher Nicky gives us a quick practical tip for multitasking at meetings. Jo also chats to senior manager Debs about how she keeps meetings running smoothly, ensuring everybody involved saves time. Jo also imparts her tried-and-tested tips for letting people know the meeting is over without appearing rude.