Author(s): McAleavy, Tony; Riggall, Anna; Fitzpatrick, Rachael
Organisation(s): Education Development Trust (UK)
Pages: 120 p.
Around 360 schools in England, in recent years, have dramatically improved the quality of education they offer in a short space of time. We spoke to nearly 100 of them to find out how they had gone about this. The findings are grounds for optimism and show commonalities in the approach taken by headteachers to bring about this change. Their stories also demonstrate the complexities of leadership in difficult school environments.