A. Briefcase Index
Primary and secondary national strategies. What it means for schools – a summary: ‘We now need to help schools accelerate the pace of progress in raising standards and help them to achieve their own and the Government’s aspirations for all children and young people.’
Regulations and Guidance have now been issued as part of the new professionalism agenda. Many aspects of this are similar to before, but there are key differences.
The new Framework is available from the Standards website. It will be followed by: An introductory pack sent to school and a DVDROM to provide access to the interactive framework offline
‘The school improvement partner provides professional challenge and support to the school, helping its leadership to evaluate its performance, identify priorities for improvement, and plan effective change.’
The school improvement partner checklist
The Innovation Unit was established following the White Paper Schools Achieving Success and was intended to ‘raise standards, promote innovation in schools and reform education law’. Its purpose is to ‘energise schools to innovate and contribute to the spread of successful practice in order to raise standards.’
Find out what visitors to your school think. In order for us to assess how well our school is doing in relation to your involvement please complete the following questionnaire and hand it in to the office.