Professional Learning

Evaluation of the Primary Leading Teachers Programme

Funder/partner: DfES/Dept for Education
Research team: Dr Michael Jopling, Prof Mark Hadfield, Dr Mahmoud Emira
Dates: 2007-2011

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Overview

The main aims of the evaluation were to provide robust, independent evidence of effective strategies employed at different levels in three local authorities to:

  • target the Leading Teachers (LT) programme
  • engage head teachers
  • facilitate knowledge and practice transfer between schools
  • build capacity within schools to improve pupil outcomes.

The evaluation also sought evidence that professional learning activity based upon the LT programme would continue in future. As a result it sought to learn from LAs and schools who have improved the impact of the programme on pupils outcomes.

How to reference this report

Hadfield, M., Jopling, M. & Emira, M. (2011) Evaluation of the Primary Leading Teachers Programme. London: DfES.

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