Why is a Foundation for Leadership in Education important? Leora Cruddas

04 Mar 2016
Leora Cruddas

With the appointment of Sir Michael Barber as the independent chair of the new Foundation for Leadership in Education, ASCLÂ’s Director of Policy Leora Cruddas considers why the Foundation is important.

The thrust of reforms of the past four years have been to take us towards an autonomous and self-improving system. The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) has been recast in the light of this policy.

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Three tweets for the Foundation

10 May 2016
Peter Kent

On Sunday, the Foundation for Leadership in Education hosted the online Twitter forum #SLTchat. For those of us who started in our roles well before Twitter was even invented, #SLTchat gives an invaluable opportunity to see the world through the eyes of a different generation of school leaders. How do they see future of leadership and the role that the Foundation needs to play?

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Forging ahead with the Foundation

12 Jun 2015
Peter Kent

I suspect that over the next few years, leaders everywhere will find themselves talking about the Foundation.

The Foundation in question is the Foundation for Leadership in Education (FLE) and I believe it is the clearest demonstration yet that our Blueprint for a self-improving system is more than just a pipe dream.

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