School Improvement: Beacon Scheme Round 8
08 October 2007
This EMIE at NFER report has been published in collaboration with Aspect and is one of two reports from the IDeA Beacon Scheme Round 8.
Co-authored by Chris Hackworth and Andy Barson, Aspect consultants, this report synthesises information collected from each of the winning authorities.
- information from discussions based around the 10 'mechanisms of influence to promote educational outcomes' outlined in the New Local Government Network report (2006), Schools of Thought - How local authorities drive improved outcomes in education
- five extra features identified as essential to achieving excellence as a Beacon authority.
A Digest of documents submitted by each of the five winning authorities is available on the EMIE website.
A further report on the Healthy Schools theme is published by EMIE at NFER.
Local authority staff may download these reports for free from the EMIE website.