Research and analysis

Leading a self-improving school system

Why we should be moving to a self-improving school system.


Leading a self-improving school system

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David H Hargreaves looks at the opportunities and challenges of a self-improving school system for teaching schools and their strategic alliances. This report concentrates on the roles and responsibilities of school leaders.

Teaching schools have a double challenge, to:

  • co-develop professional practice that raises standards across their alliance
  • work with other teaching schools to develop new standards of professional practice
Published 1 September 2011