Blog Post Inspirational Lincolnshire school partnership honoured in prestigious UK celebration of teaching KYRA has won the Silver Award in The Award for Impact through Partnership at the 2022 Pearson National Teaching Awards. Blog Post Peer review and its role in improvement at scale within Trusts SPP was delighted to join Forum Strategy for their January 2022 Breakfast Briefing where SPP Associate Maggie Farrar held an 'in conversation' session with Aquila Trust CEO Annie Wiles and Learn-AT Trust Leader Stef Edwards on the role of peer review in school improvement at scale. Blog Post School peer review beats high stakes external inspection In this Teaching Times article, professional development consultant Graham Handscomb shares his observations of the school system collectively moving toward a self-evaluating approach where teachers feel empowered to exercise their own professional judgment, to the greater good of their schools. Blog Post Adaptation and evaluation in the time of Covid-19 SPP, as a model that typically involves group training and close interaction between school leaders, and with the added pressures school leaders are currently facing, some impact to the programme was to be expected. However, in a time of unprecedented disruption to the UK education system, collaboration and school-to-school support is arguably more important than ever, and we have been thrilled to see that the collaborative spirit of SPP schools had persevered. Blog Post REPORT: How peer review can be an asset in uncertain times Read how SPP schools and partnerships are responding, learning and thinking about the future during the ‘Covid-19 Summer.’ This is a summary of findings from interviews with SPP partnership leads during June and July 2020. Blog Post Compassionate Leadership: Re-engaging learners and staff through Recovery Curriculum For the last five years now, the Schools Partnership Programme (SPP) has worked with almost 2,000 schools around the country to help them not only to help each other, but to improve each other’s practice. SPP builds the skills in peer review, coaching, non-judgmental enquiry and creating a culture of feedback and support that transform more traditional approaches to school improvement into something school-led and empowering, putting power not only in the hands of school leaders but, in time, middle leaders and staff across the whole school.