All educational leaders want to make change happen, and impact the learning lives of students.
Yet, despite our best intentions, releasing positive and sustainable improvement and innovation in schools and education systems is rare. That is because achieving impact is not about our intentions, it is a matter of having the right evidence-informed and contextually-nuanced strategy, and then implementing in a responsive and human-centred way.
Over the last decade, Simon and his team at Agile Schools have supported dozens of school and system transformation efforts. Drawing on their vast international experience, a rigorous research base and set of practical tools they help teams turn good ideas into real results. At all stages of the work we focus on building the capability of your team to lead the work self-sufficiently and sustain the impact over time.
School & System Improvement Strategy Workshops
Clear, evidence-informed and contextually-appropriate strategy is the foundation for effective school and system improvement. We help you to sharpen and refine your strategy through:
Leadership roles & capability development
An organisation or system will not outperform the effectiveness of its leaders. We help you develop high performing school and system leaders who focus on the highest-impact practice through:
Effective System Implementation
Good strategy without effective implementation is useless. We help senior teams effectively implement within the complex-human systems in which they work. We keep a disciplined eye on the intended impact and work to collect rapid evidence to guide each stage of the work. Our team enables a responsive and agile approach through: