We will develop opportunities to provide school-led initial teacher training.
This will be achieved by:
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We offer a range of professional development opportunities for teachers and school support staff, extending our strong learning culture to schools.
We will identify the best teachers and leaders from across the alliance to provide school-based professional development tailoring this development to meet the specific needs of schools. We also offer coaching and mentoring and evaluate the impact of professional development across the alliance.
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As the designated teaching school Harefield leads the co-ordination of school-to-school support. This usually involves working with a school or academy to bring about improvement.
We provide the best leaders to improve the quality of teaching and leadership where it is needed.
This includes deciding how to use the services of system leaders to provide support to other schools, such as:
We develop successful succession planning strategies to identify and develop people to fill leadership positions in the future.
We do this by:
The role of Specialist Leaders is to support individuals or teams in a similar position in other schools. They help others achieve outstanding leadership in their area of specialism.
We recruit and manage the placements of specialist leaders of education. This involves:
We will build on existing and new research to impact on continuously improving practice in schools that will contribute to the alliance and wider priorities. We base new initiatives within the alliance on evidence and use this to measure effectiveness.
We work with other teaching school alliances and independent strategic partners to expand and enable research base development and application.
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