In the second in our series on school transformation we explain how school improvement requires both staff and students to adjust their behaviour. Improving the quality of teaching and learning was not the only issue that needed addressing in our inner London school. The basic behaviours required from staff and pupils in order to create … School transformation requires a united effort (pt 2 in a series)
From improving one school in the 1980s, we helped transform London’s education system. Here we explain how it began. The next series of articles describe how we used the effective knowledge management approach to school improvement to transform schools. We start at the beginning of our work in this important area of education. I first … School transformation – the journey begins
Recent Covid restrictions have forced us to adapt to enormous changes in the educational system. In this article we consider three of the key findings that our contributors have identified to have emerged from operating a public school service in the pandemic. Providing a public education in which all pupils are regularly seen, safe and … Key takeaways from teaching in a pandemic
With the prospect of another term of absences and restrictions ahead of us, we remember the anticipation that accompanied the return to school. Whilst the optimists amongst us hoped for a Covid-free start to the new year, the realists were just waiting for a repeat of what we’ve come to expect over the past two … Remembering the optimism of a spring term
Part One The OLEVI Facilitation Model The Importance of Facilitators in Schools. Over the past 20 years, OLEVI facilitators have got on with the job of developing high performing professionals and pupils and driving culture change across schools and trusts. Through our OLEVI Facilitation Pathway, they explore the theory and hone the skills needed to be effective leaders of learning – in a team, school, or trust level … The OLEVI Facilitation Model – The Facilitator as a Credible Consultant.
In Wales, the ongoing shadow of Covid is putting continuing stress on the school system. Wales Simon Thompson, Deputy Headteacher / Dirpwy Bennaeth at Cardiff High School / Ysgol Uwchradd Caerdydd writes that education in Wales continues to move at pace. “ Regionally and nationally, the educational landscape is shaped by the ongoing reform agenda … Global update: Pandemic complicates Welsh school reforms