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Seen, safe, supported

Homeschooling through the pandemic has helped demonstrate the importance of a physical school in a child’s development. The pandemic has given everyone in the education systems we report on reason to reflect. A lot of this is centred on how the system needs to change after lockdown. An example of this was reported in The […]

Talking of Mastery. What is it all about?

Eddie Hannifan explores the concept of Mastery and asks: “So who has mastered being an outstanding teacher?” Mastery is one of the keys areas that gets looked at in great detail on the OTP PLUS; along with other widely used, but complex, areas of practice, such as metacognition and self-regulation – ideas, words, concepts, areas […]

Transforming schools in Uganda

Jacquie Smith, our Designated OLEVI Leader in Africa, shares an update on the engagement and impact of OLEVI programmes in Scholé schools in Uganda.   “Question: ‘Will the Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP) work in a different school system?’ Kisubi High School, situated along the Entebbe Road linking Entebbe to Kampala, has over 800 students from all […]

Ambition is critical

Growing aspirations: ensuring every child has the best chance to succeed. We were delighted and proud to launch our new OLEVI Growing Aspirations Programme© (GAP), at the Central South Consortium’s (CSC) Growing Aspirations conference, in Cardiff, earlier this term. The conference, which brought together teachers and leaders at all levels from primary and secondary schools […]

‘Cultural shift’ within Welsh schools reaping rewards

Since the development of the OLEVI Hubs, within the Central South Consortium (part of the Central South Wales Challenge), great strides have been made in developing collaborative networks of schools able to share their knowledge, expertise and best practice. The Hubs have implemented strategies for leadership, teaching and learning, closing the gap and curriculum support […]


A driving force for change OLEVI has been at the forefront of innovation in Teaching and Learning for over 20 years, leading the development of Leadership in Teaching and Learning to become a driving force for change. No other organisation has a greater depth of understanding of the challenges faced by schools in the changing […]