Presentation on theme: "CCN Annual Conference 2013 Workshop C Durham Education: New relationships with schools – a culture of abundance in times of scarcity Phil Hodgson."— Presentation transcript:
CCN Annual Conference 2013 Workshop C Durham Education: New relationships with schools – a culture of abundance in times of scarcity Phil Hodgson
Durham Education This presentation will cover: Durham local authority’s present position in terms of school improvement and its relationship with schools Durham’s current collaborative projects and activities Lessons learned – things we think we’ve got right Lessons learned – what we know we need to improve A glimpse into the future - where next?
Durham Education Present position 282 schools; 33 secondary (14 academies) 186 primary (2 academies) 19 junior; 22 infant; 97 nursery 10 special (1 academy); 1 PRU Large rural county with high levels of deprivation in areas.
Durham Education Some indicators Percentages of pupils receiving good or better education: 78.6% Durham secondary (national - 58%) 72.1% Durham primary (national - 68%) LA 5 A*-C (E&M) – 62.9% (national – 60.2%) Schools requiring improvement: 19 primary; 2 secondary Special measures: 1 primary; 1 secondary
Durham Education Current collaboration 97.5% uptake of SLAs Relationship with maintained schools Relationship with academies and free schools School-to-school support Teaching schools Networks Partnerships National and regional projects and research
Durham Education Getting it right … and wrong Managing misconceptions Marketing the offer Responding to customer needs New leaders, new opportunities National voice Succession Adaptability A culture of abundance
Durham Education Phil Hodgson Strategic Manager Support and Development Durham Education