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Coaching: Developing Master Coaches, a case study

Richard Lockyer | Jan 25, 2023

A new initiative from our partners in Canada led by Amy Curry has involved the roll-out of Master Coaches, who oversee coaching development in schools. The educational system in the Western Quebec School Board (WQSB) is underpinned by mentor-coaches, who are working with their colleagues throughout the Board’s schools. Thanks to a new raft of funding,…

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The energy of a school’s ecosystem is there to be harnessed

Richard Lockyer | Jan 22, 2023

The ecosystem within a school and the wider community needs to be effectively managed in order to maximise its potential. In our approach to school improvement we describe how in order to take the correct course of action to bring about improvement, we need to select an activity which takes into account time, place and…

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Impact Case Study: London South-East Academy Trust (LSEAT)

Richard Lockyer | Jan 22, 2023

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Impact Case Study: Tredegar Comprehensive School 2022

Richard Lockyer | Jan 22, 2023

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Impact Case Study: Hayes School 2022

Richard Lockyer | Jan 22, 2023

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Impact Case Study: Ministry of Defence Schools 2022

Richard Lockyer | Jan 22, 2023

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Impact Case Study: Diverse Academies Trust 2022

Richard Lockyer | Jan 22, 2023

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Gongs galore as we welcome in 2023

Richard Lockyer | Jan 3, 2023

The plaudits have been pouring in from across our collaborative learning community as the hard work of our colleagues is recognised and rewarded. The celebrations are done for another year, the decorations packed away and our colleagues are getting back into the swing of things for another year.  There is still time for another toast,…

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As we reach our 150th entry, we are way down the road

Richard Lockyer | Dec 12, 2022

Every now and then it can be a good idea to sit back and take stock of what you have achieved and this, the 150th entry in this journal, is one of those times. Over the course of the preceding 149 articles, we have written more than 150,000 words. To give it a bit of…

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Impact Case Study: The Pioneer Academy 2022

Richard Lockyer | Nov 29, 2022

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Great coaching will speed effective growth (Case study: Part 3 of 3)

Richard Lockyer | Nov 28, 2022

The process of professional development, from compliance to growth, requires clear communication to all involved from the outset. In the conclusion of his series on developing the schools within Diverse Academies, Jamie Tegerdine explains the importance of communicating the new approach to all involved through effective coaching. Growing our people – PIPS to PDPs -an…

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Teacher development is crucial to school transformation (Case study: Part 2 of 3)

Richard Lockyer | Nov 21, 2022

In the second instalment in our series on schools’ transformation, Jamie Tegerdine, Strategic Lead for Teaching, Learning and Professional Development – Diverse Academies Trust, explains the elements that make up the organisation’s approach and presents the evidence to justify it. Growing our people  – PIPS to PDPs – an evolution not a revolution Jamie writes…