Teaching schools: how they are making a difference

Impact report on the difference teaching schools are having on the school system.

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See ‘Teaching schools: the school perspective’, a report from 2015 that looks into what teaching schools around the country are doing across their main areas of responsibility.


How teaching schools are making a difference: part 1

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Find out how teaching schools make a difference to the school system.

Teaching schools:

  • play a greater role in training new entrants to the profession
  • lead peer-to-peer professional and leadership development
  • identify and develop leadership potential
  • provide support for other schools
  • designate and broker specialist leaders of education
  • engage in research and development

This report looks at examples of how teaching schools take the lead in teacher training, staff development and school improvement.

Published 1 April 2013