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Local authority

This section provides local authorities with an overview of the professional standards and development opportunities available to school staff.

It also gives details of the impact evaluation model (IEM), local authority grants, and the transferral of responsibilities for extended services to the Department for Education (DfE).

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The school partnerships project

Find out about the school partnerships project and the range of support materials available.

Standards, qualifications and training

Standards, qualifications and training

Find information on professional standards, development, qualifications and training.

School improvement

School improvement

Find out about the resources, tools and information available to encourage school improvement.

ES – further support

ES – further support

The Department for Education is now responsible for coordinating materials relating to Extended Services.

School Partnerships

Find out about professional development and the school partnerships project.

The impact evaluation model

This is designed to help LAs evaluate the impact of their activities.

Local authority grants

Find out about the funding available to local authorities in 2011-12.

Training and teaching schools

Access information on the Training School programme and teaching schools.



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