AQA are an educational charity. Our aim is to bring out the best in students and teachers by providing services that lead to inspiring lessons and great learning. Each year we deliver over 3.5 million exams, covering nearly half of all GCSE and A-levels nationally, and we offer training and support services, online services and in depth research.
Modern Baccalaureate is a grass-roots, practitioner-led initiative that gives school leaders:
The Modern Baccalaureate team would welcome an opportunity to explain the concept in more detail, and describe how your school or service provider can join the rapidly growing movement.
Best Practice Network works with leaders in schools, academies and early years settings to deliver better outcomes for children and young people. We are currently working in partnership with a number of teaching schools and other outstanding providers to deliver the National College’s leadership curriculum, and we have recently launched the Exceptional School Award for all schools that are currently outstanding or aspire to become outstanding.
Our team includes many national and local leaders of education, and we seek to work with schools and academies to help them find the answers to their own particular challenges.
Target Tracker has been supporting schools for over 11 years and provides a comprehensive suite of innovative solutions to facilitate the dual tasks of effective pupil assessment and analysis, and evaluation at school, staff or pupil level.
We are delighted to be involved in the sponsorship of this year’s annual leadership conference alongside our annual co-sponsorship of the National New Heads event. We extend a warm invitation to all delegates to visit our stand and see first-hand the range of programmes that are helping over 5,000 subscribers to raise standards, enhance learning and save time.
The end goal may not have changed, but new inspection arrangements and accountability measures have placed new challenges in the path of every school on their journey to excellence.
Will doing more of the same be enough in this new world or has the time come for more effective ways to drive school improvement?
At EdisonLearning, we have fundamentally challenged thinking around how great schools are developed and worked with primary, secondary and special schools to turn these ideas into practical, powerful and proven solutions. Every child has just one opportunity for a great education.
Serco is a global services company with a deep public service ethos. We have been working in partnership with schools, local authorities, academy groups and third sector organisations for more than ten years, and through bringing together our respective strengths we have consistently improved educational outcomes for children and young people.
We advise local authority officers, academy group directors, teachers, governors and parent groups on designing more effective processes for administering and delivering education services. We integrate existing experience and knowledge with new ideas, skills, systems, processes, assets and culture, and we increasingly deliver a range of direct education and support services.
PwC has been working across the schools landscape for 30 years. We know how the sector is changing, how new policies impact upon schools and what the key challenges facing schools are in the current policy and financial context. As a leading provider of professional services, we work across education, and the wider government and public sector here and internationally, providing consulting, audit, tax and co-delivery services.
Heads, Teachers and Industry Ltd (HTI) is a national charity dedicated to giving back to schools, students and their communities. Our aim is to improve the employability of young people and we achieve this by providing education professionals with the necessary skills to do so.
We develop leaders of schools, colleges and academies. Young people have one chance to prepare themselves for adult life. Great teachers make the difference to their start in life. We connect education, business and government in order to share best practice across the sectors, creating our valuable HTI network, which is what makes us unique.
The Eastern Leadership Centre is a not-for-profit charitable company. Our charitable mission is to ‘improve children’s and young people’s lives: training and developing all those who lead, teach and support them.’ We achieve this by providing high-quality national, regional and locally-designed professional development programmes covering all education phases, organisations and job roles.
Our programmes are specifically designed to support and develop professionals in all settings – from teachers in their first leadership role to experienced heads and children’s centre managers, and from special educational needs co-ordinators (SENCOs) to school administrators.
eteach is the UK’s leading online education recruitment service. It offers schools a cost-effective way to find quality staff and puts them in control of their recruitment.
eteach combines extensive experience in the education sector with exceptional technological expertise to save time, reduce waste and cut costs. Its specialist consultants work in partnership with schools, training them to recruit more effectively and attract the best candidates.
eteach school talent pools enable schools to build a database of potential employees, attracting great teachers. Its regional talent pools enable schools to collaborate in finding staff, and sharing candidates means no unnecessary spend.
Quality Learning Services (QLS) was established in the early 1990s and is a one-stop shop for holistic school support covering school improvement, early years, special educational needs, governor support and the wellbeing and inclusion agendas.
QLS offers customer-negotiated support and delivers more traditional courses for all professionals within education settings. Our services can be delivered as part of an inset day, delivered in house or at one of our purpose built training centres.
QLS holds the highly prestigious award, Training Excellence, providing customers with peace of mind, knowing QLS have met rigorous externally quality assured standards.
With Brunel University, we have been awarded one of the licences to deliver levels one, two and three of the National College’s new leadership curriculum in the South East, including delivery of the redesigned NPQH and new qualifications for middle and senior leaders. As the Thames Valley Schools Partnership, we are working with some of the best schools in the region to deliver these programmes.
Our school improvement services are open to all schools, irrespective of location. These include consultancy, products and our national continuing professional development (CPD) programme with speakers such as John West-Burnham.
Our record in excellent school improvement means that we are uniquely placed to offer support to your school. Our team of experienced staff can support you through all aspects of school life including pre- and post-inspection support.
Future Leaders gives outstanding senior leaders the opportunity to train to become headteachers of challenging schools. We’re an independent charity with a mission to develop the next generation of leaders to close the achievement gap. Future Leaders has over 250 participants across the country, with 24 heads and 3 associate heads.
RM Education is focused on supporting teachers to teach and learners to learn. We provide innovative products from classroom resources, through school technologies, to systems for marking exams and delivering school performance data. People at RM Education are passionate about education – it is our sole focus.
Our expertise is founded on four decades of supporting educators and learners. We closely engage with students, teachers, educators and policy makers, contributing to over 100,000 conversations with the world of education every year.
Visit our stand to find out more about how your school can make the most of London 2012 in the final month before the Olympic and Paralympic Games begin. Get information on how to take part in London 2012 World Sport Day on Monday 25 June, how to celebrate the Olympic Torch Relay, and how to keep living the Olympic and Paralympic values after the Games has finished.