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School Governors: Planning for improvement

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School governors do not work in isolation. This free course, School Governors: Planning for improvement, will help you to understand how planning for school improvement must take into account the wider education system, including government initiatives and the LEA education development plan. You will learn to use techniques such as SWOT and STEEPE to assist in the process of forming a plan for your school.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand ways in which the governing body can be more involved in the planning processes of the school
  • demonstrate a familiarity with available school performance data
  • understand how performance data can be used to decide future priorities for school improvement
  • be familiar with the process of agreeing SMART targets.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 11 hours
  • Updated Monday 7th March 2016
  • Intermediate level
  • Posted under Educational Practice
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School Governors: planning for improvement

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School governors do not work in isolation. This course will help you to understand how planning for school improvement must take into account the wider education system including government initiatives and the LEA education development plan. You will learn to use techniques such at SWOT and STEEPE to assist in the process of forming a plan for your school.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of postgraduate study in Education, Childhood & Youth qualifications. [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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