We know that one of the most powerful ways of achieving improvement is through collaboration, with the best schools, settings and leaders supporting those that are more challenged. But it’s not just the school or centre receiving support that improves – providing support gives even the most accomplished teachers and leaders an opportunity to gain new ideas and improve their own practice.
There are now many opportunities for leaders to give or receive support, and a growing body of evidence that this type of collaboration is making a significant and positive difference across the education system.
Play a leading role in the development of others and contribute to the raising of standards.
Receive support from other professionals who understand your local context and challenges and offer wide ranging experience of the everyday realities of leading a school or children’s centre.
Find out what College membership can offer you including professional development, school-to-school support and access to a wealth of relevant resources.
Our online resource will tell you everything you need to know about becoming an academy, from analysing your readiness to convert through to realising the benefits of academy status.