The Centre for the Study of Market Reform of Education (CMRE) has just published a provocative report on leadership in education. Their view is that the conventionally espoused idea of effective leadership as a one way process of influencing/motivating followers and bringing about innovation is not supported by research or helpful in the national policy [...]
We are continually revisiting and updating our materials. Recently our focus has been on Science – see Newsletter Summer 1. The Science Guidance has been updated May 2016 and includes the new Science Achievement Statements. These are also available as a separate document. The statements are taken directly from the National Curriculum Programmes of Study [...]
Our Lady of Ransom Primary in Rayleigh, Essex are a great example of what can be achieved through committed partnership working. The school has used a number of non-pupil days for partnership development work with all staff from the beginning of the programme. Well considered implementation and reflection has ensured that strategies are embedded. Their [...]
Congratulations to Collingwood Primary School who achieved Good outcomes at their recent inspection! Collingwood Primary is a great example of what can be achieved through determined use of partnership strategies. In 2013 their Ofsted report stated that: ‘Teaching is not consistently good across the school. Some teachers do not have high enough expectations, particularly [...]
#NAHT2016 - Independent research shows NAHT’s Aspire project a credible pathway for school improvement Today (Sunday 1 May) school leaders’ union NAHT publishes an independent report into its Aspire programme. The Aspire programme was piloted in a most challenging way, working alongside groups of primary schools across England in the ‘requires improvement’ category in [...]
We are delighted to report on the success of our BSI ISO9001 recertification visit, which took place on 15th April 2016. The ISO 9001 quality management system is the world’s most widely recognised quality management standard and outlines ways to achieve, as well as benchmark, consistent performance and service. The objective of the visit was [...]
St Michael’s Primary Academy in Exeter has received the International School Award for School Improvement! It was presented to the school in South Lawn Terrace, Heavitree, during assembly this morning by David Herbert on behalf of EdisonLearning. Click here to read the full article.
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Ofsted’s recently published inspection report highlights the strength of leadership as a key factor in ‘bringing about the rapid improvement in pupils’ standards and securing significant improvements in the quality of leadership and teaching and to pupils’ learning’. To read the report, click here. Wellesley Park Primary School is a member of the Collaborative Academies [...]
Enthusiastic endorsement from head teachers further strengthens EdisonLearning’s position as the country’s premier provider of school improvement services. The outcomes of EdisonLearning’s seventh annual head teacher survey have been released today. The survey, which is conducted as part of the company’s ISO9001 accredited quality management system, provides a detailed perspective [...]