Star Institute and the New Schools Network (NSN) are delighted to announce the launch of new accredited National Professional Qualification (NPQ) programmes for headship and executive leadership. The programmes will capture the innovative spirit of the free school movement, and will challenge leaders to deliver thoughtful, well-structured, change management programmes for schools and wider trusts.
A new development programme for teachers at the start of their career has been launched by Star Institute, in partnership with Blackpool teaching schools. The programme is funded by the Blackpool Opportunity Area which aims to improve attainment and progress in Blackpool schools. This is part of a wider project; Teach Blackpool. The ultimate objective
The former Chief Inspector of Schools in England - Sir Michael Wilshaw – gave an inspiring and thought provoking speech to 100 senior leaders from Bradford schools on ‘The importance of leadership in raising standards’. Sir Michael, currently Professor of Education at St Mary’s University in London, hosted the first of a series of six