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The Teaching Schools Council



The self-improving school-led system is at the heart of the government’s vision for education in England. Simply put, this means that schools are being empowered to make decisions about how to improve and to work collaboratively to support each other to do so.

The Teaching Schools Council is pleased to be playing a role to help drive forwards the 2019/20 School Improvement Offer and provide wrap around support to help ensure success. Teaching School Representatives and their regional teams will be working in partnership with Local Authorities, MATs and Dioceses to help ensure our most vulnerable schools receive the support they need. We will be working directly with these schools to broker an effective match between the specific needs of the school and the expertise and experience of the National Leaders of Education.We are confident that the high quality, targeted and focused support which will be provided going forwards as part of the 2019/20 Offer will go hand in hand with our drive towards every child attending a great school.

Click here for further details regarding the 2019/20 Offer

Recent Updates

DfE statement

Creating Connections: Learning from successful Teaching Schools

DfE policy statement regarding COVID-19 for all ITT partnerships Read more…

Creating Connections

Creating Connections: Learning from successful Teaching Schools

Successful teaching schools create connections at many levels and they make a distinct contribution to system leadership, new research by the UCL Institute of Education reveals. Read more…

DfE’s Letter to TSC

Letter from DfE

Information for early years providers, infant and junior schools, special schools, sixth forms and alternative provision who wish to become Teaching School Hubs. Read more…

Visible Governance

Visible Governance in schools campaign

To celebrate and promote the value that good governance brings to the school system and the people that volunteer for the role, Teaching Schools Council is supporting the Visible Governance in Schools campaign. Read more…

Letter to Teaching School Council

DfE’s Letter to TSC

The Department for Education has written to all Teaching School Council regarding system leader reforms Read more…

Letter to NLEs

DfE’s Letter to NLEs

The Department for Education has written to all NLEs about system leader reforms Read more…

2019/20 SI RAF completion

DfE’s 2019/20 SI Offer RAF Completion

For NLEs supporting Tier 2 or Tier 3 schools, a video has been created to assist in the completion of the form Read more…

2019/20 School Improvement Offer

DfE’s 2019/20 School Improvement Offer

The School Improvement Offer is a government program created to assist struggling schools via extra funding and help from NLEs Read more…

Teaching School Hubs

Teaching School Hubs

The Department for Education has confirmed the 6 new teaching school hubs that have been successful as part of the department’s ‘test and learn’ programme (which we launched in May 2019) to reform teaching schools and the wider approach to system leadership. Read more…