Closing the Gap

Academic equity for the most at risk

Overview of the course
  • Prioritise the key starting points for closing the achievement gap

  • Seven data-driven strategies to make an immediate impact

  • Create clear, long-term plans to secure the academic entitlement of every pupil

  • Build a sustainable future of equity for your school

Dates & Locations

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John West-Burnham

Professor West-Burnham has devoted his life to research and day-to-day practice of headship, as an experienced leadership consultant, facilitator and writer. He has worked with school leaders in 26 countries and is best known for his work on leadership learning and development, and personal resilience and sustainability.

by John West-Burnham

Description

The Education Policy Institute’s ‘Closing the Gap’ report shows that, by the end of KS4, disadvantaged pupils are academically two years behind their non-disadvantaged peers.

The latest policy updates and understanding ‘the gap’

Address the latest research, plus government and Ofsted policies

  • data from PISA, Ofsted and the Sutton Trust

The nature and causes of the gap

Closing the gap – the moral case

A step-by-step guide to closing the gap in your school

Unpick what successful schools are doing

Address your own school-based causes of the gap

Develop effective leadership and governance for changing cultures

Focus resources to efficiently support the most disadvantaged

Educate disadvantaged pupils:

  • classroom evidence

  • whole-school strategies

Engage with families and the community

Additional information

Subject

All Other Subjects

Job Title

Assistant Head Teacher, Deputy Head, Head Teacher, Non-teaching staff, SENCo

Key Stage

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Primary, Secondary

Date

18th November 2019, 27th November 2019

Location

Birmingham, London

Venue

Avonmouth House, Venue to be confirmed up to 4 weeks in advance

Presenter John West-Burnham

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