In this first issue for this academic year, Associate & Strategic Leader of Teaching & Research Schools | Education South West, Roger Pope CBE promises a good year:
"But maybe you like change? You cannot predict the future, but you can prepare for likely scenarios, or even try and shape them. A feeling of empowerment is a great thing. So, take advantage of the national policy vacuum to change what you want to do in your own sphere of influence."
Our new Director of Teaching School Hubs, Jen Knowles looks ahead to the new school year and programme delivery of the Appropriate Body Service, Early Career Framework and National Professional Qualifications. Whilst Headteacher of South Molton Community Primary School, Tom Parkin, shares his priorities for the new year.
We introduce our SWIFT Reference Group as part of our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitment. So, if you think you might like to be part of this initiative, ,keep a watch for more details to follow.
You can read some of the feedback from our 2023 Summer Conference and as you plan this year's diary, save the date for our 2024 event on Thursday 13 June 2024.
Our sponsor, SchoolPro TLC provides cautionary guidance on using WhatsApp for your group communications and find out some of the latest from Educatering and Lyfta and our new sponsor, Volt Entrepreneurs.