Leadership and Governance

How we are supporting excellence in leadership and governance in Suffolk schools as part of Raising the Bar 2015-2017.

Leadership and governance

How you can get involved in excellence in leadership and governance Teach Suffolk

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  1. Embed a new workforce strategy:
    a) Develop ‘Teach Suffolk’ brand to attract high quality teachers into Suffolk
    b) Build schools’ capacity to recruit and manage new talent pipelines
    c) Invest in developing school leaders at all levels, from newly qualified teachers to headteachers
  2. Provide effective support to enable governors in schools and committees in early years providers to challenge performance and attainment #O2

#O1-6 Indicate the reference number of areas of improvement identified in Suffolk County Council’s Action Plan in response to the Ofsted Inspection January 2015.

Changes we will see

  • New ‘Teach Suffolk’ brand
  • Suffolk initiative to recruit new school talent
  • Growing Leaders programme, with bursaries for leadership development
  • Relaunched Suffolk governors programme

The priority lead is Julia Dolan. Contact Julia Dolan about excellence in leadership and governance by emailing raisingthebar@suffolk.gov.uk.

Other Raising the Bar priorities for 2015-2017: