Leading schools to improve teaching
The best leadership in schools focuses on improving teaching and learning with headteachers seeing this as their core business. Common characteristics of the best leadership include honest self-evaluation and leadership shared across the school.
For the report Developing leadership inspectors visited 24 high-performing primary and secondary National Support Schools, led by National Leaders of Education. To be designated as a National Leader of Education you need to have a proven track record of outstanding leadership and management and be leading a school that achieves outstanding results for the community.