School Improvement and Leadership (SIG SIL)

School Improvement and Leadership (SIG SIL)

COVERAGE:

Looks at ways to improve performance of schools and their leadership and governance of schools and draws on those with professional interest/ experience in various educational sectors and roles such as principals, heads/deputies, governors, inspectors, advisors or consultants in public, private or academy-based schools and all age ranges. For more details – click here

MODE OF WORKING:

Open to all in the Company with an interest or expertise to offer in school leadership & management, and external specialists by invitation. Presently there is a SIG mailing list of some 70, including some from outside the Company, which serves as an active forum for discussion.  It holds meetings/ discussion sessions online via zoom and it is intended that it meet physically in due course.  

SIG LEADS: Susan Cousin/Alan Yellup   sigsil@co-educators.com

If you are interested in joining this SIG or receiving more information about it, please contact the SIG Lead above or the SIG Co-ordinator (ahsigscoordinator@co-educators.com)

 ACTIVITIES:

See Company Calendar for activities in the current year. Further Zoom meetings are being planned for 2020/21.

PAST EXAMPLES:

13 July 2020 – The group considered a “mock” report on an imaginary school and 5 volunteers took on the roles of key player who would have to address matters, by examining the issues raised. This was followed by a general discussion session. The event was organised via Zoom and recorded.

27 May 2020 – The Group was launched via zoom session with a panel discussion on How do school leaders make a positive difference to education? The debate was stimulated by presentations from Susan Cousin and Alan Yellup – How do we create and measure improvement in schools? Role of heads and role of those working with schools.

RESOURCES; REPORTS and ON GOING PROJECTS:

Available from SIG Leads on request

OTHER INFORMATION:

To be completed as SIG develops