• 20 OCT 17

    Exciting Announcement, DFE Funding for NPQML and NPQSL

    We are proud to have been selected as an accredited provider for the National Professional Qualifications serving the West Midlands. We are also excited to hear the government’s commitment to funding these programmes. From November 2017 the cost of these programmes will be covered in full for schools in Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell, Coventry and some

    • 15 SEP 17

    New Vacancy for Director of Primary

    Please note this vacancy is now closed. ———– Salary up to £90,000 West Midlands A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Director of Primary at Windsor Academy Trust, a multi-academy trust in the West Midlands. Having grown from one school to seven schools in five years, this is an exciting time to join

    • 12 MAY 15

    Closing the Loop – Impactful CPD is a process not an event

    Last week I was at an excellent Optimus training programme expertly facilitated by Joanne Miles and it gave me lots of food for thought.  A key issue in all CPD is how to make the learning opportunity as effective as possible – leading to enhancements in practice and impact on the experience of the students.

    • 13 APR 15

    Getting the most from a broader range of experts

    Over the last term we have been sourcing and running a regular schedule of professional breakfast briefings for Business Managers in schools. What has become increasingly clear is that schools are taking advantage of an ever increasing range of skills sets from people who have worked in the commercial or public sectors, adding to the