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Professional learning opportunities that raise standards

At Dŵr y Felin Comprehensive School, leadership responsibilities have been distributed to many staff who have contributed significantly to the school’s improvement work. Read more >

Supporting governors to fulfil their role more effectively

Ysgol Gynradd Bontnewydd developed a training programme for its governors that equipped them with the knowledge and skills needed to better fulfil their role. Read more >

Effective distribution of staff responsibilities to promote professional learning and shared responsibility

At Ysgol Comins Coch, staff collaboration and distribution of leadership nurtures a professional learning culture that has had a significant impact on teaching and learning. Read more >

Encouraging independent and inquisitive learners in the Foundation Phase

At Blaengwawr Primary School, consistent planning across the Foundation Phase ensures a child-centred learning environment and provides challenge for every pupil. Read more >

Digital technology in primary school life

By embedding digital technology into school life, Cornist Park Community Primary School has enhanced the digital competency of pupils, staff, parents, governors and the wider community. Read more >

Improving learner retention and success through progress monitoring

The Construction Industry Training Board has developed a performance management system to track apprentices’ progress which has led to improved learner retention and success rates. Read more >

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Driving improvement through professional development

The Aspiring Leaders programme at Pontarddulais Comprehensive not only raises teaching standards but also makes a significant contribution to better pupil outcomes and school improvement. Read more >

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Supporting and developing practitioners

The management team at Cylch Meithryn Pentre'r Eglwys understands the importance of providing effective support and development for all practitioners in order to achieve the best outcomes for the children. Read more >

Cefn Hengoed

Developing new strategies to improve the quality of teaching

Cefn Hengoed Community School has developed a three-pronged approach to improving teaching and learning. By improving lesson planning, the evaluation of teaching and professional development for staff teaching has become a real strength of the school. Read more >

Developing staff skills to improve standards for all learners

Developing staff skills to improve standards for all learners

Focussing on skills, aspirations and positive values is just as important for staff as it is for pupils at Herbert Thompson Primary School, Cardiff. Staff are encouraged to develop their skills and are offered training opportunities to enhance their leadership potential. Read more >