Thumbnail image for resilience.jpgAt the end of June, Headteachers in Gateshead, enjoyed one of those all too rare opportunities to get together to listen, learn, talk and think.  This year’s theme was “Developing Resilience – The secrets to thriving in challenging times” and we were presented with some very diverse perspectives on that theme.

The Conference opened with an introduction from Steve Horne, Strategic Director for Learning and Schools.  He talked about educationGateshead’s current experience and focussed on the Service’s [and the Council’s] response to the challenge of supporting our schools in the context of reducing budgets.  In its plans for school improvement, the Council has clearly signalled its commitment by maintaining the size of the Inspection Team, recruiting new people to the team and maintaining the expertise in Early Years.   More…

 

 

 

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