Panda Media working with Fairlawn Primary school – a National Teaching School

John Dunford, Chair of Whole Education and former general secretary head of ASCL, identified in his blog this week the need for a school improvement ‘middle tier.’ For many schools, the middle tier of support has effectively disappeared. It is difficult to see how local authorities can now be expected to play a leading role in school improvement and the hugely successful London Challenge and City Challenge initiatives do not seem to fit with current government ideology.
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