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. Blog Post Accountability and improvement in multi-academy trusts: Time to press the reset button As we continue to move through the pandemic and adapt to new ways of working and living, multi-academy trust (MAT) leaders are finding space to reflect and think about how we build back better, using the power of peer review as a tool for improvement. Blog Post Addressing disadvantage: School culture In this blog piece, Pupil Premium expert Marc Rowland explores school culture and the part it plays in creating an environment in which both teachers and children can flourish. Blog Post Our response to NAHT's new report - Improving Schools In November 2020, school leaders’ union NAHT published its ‘Improving Schools’ report, from the School Improvement Commission. The report details their vision for the future of education in England and details a number of recommendations to rebalance holding schools to account with helping them to improve to unleash the potential within schools.