In this April issue before we break for the Easter holidays, ESW Associate & Strategic Leader of Teaching & Research Schools | Education South West Roger Pope CBE reflects on the Department for Education 'Opportunity for all: strong schools with great teachers for your child' White Paper:
"The opening sentence of the White Paper says it all, and it is good to see this truism given such prominence. It is easy to lose sight of this as we discuss systems and structures and accountability and all the other stuff that is always in danger of diverting schools and Trusts from what matters..."
You can also read about the Teach First Early Career Framework (ECF) Survey that shows the effective work of the SWIFT ECT Team; as well as a report on our Spring Leadership Forum last month; plus an interview with an Appropriate Body Induction Tutor, along with the current services from our sponsors.
Looking ahead to the Summer Term, SWIFT will be hosting the annual 2022 Summer Conference on Thursday 30 June 2022 dedicated to the key agendas of professional development, curriculum, disadvantaged and school improvement and school leaders, Governors, teachers, researchers and other educational professionals are all warmly invited to attend.
Report by Jude Owens, PA to the SWIFT Executive Team