Research and analysis

A self-improving school system in international context

A look at how other countries create partnerships between schools to achieve a self-improving school system.



In this thinkpiece, David H Hargreaves looks at school-to-school partnerships in an international context, showing the importance of creating the right culture for partnerships when creating a self-improving system.

Schools can use the maturity model (described in Leading a self-improving system) to decide:

  • the importance of each strand of the model
  • how the strands relate to each other