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Developing the leaders for tomorrow

General Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:16

As a proud participant in ‘cohort 2’ of the national DCS programme in 2010, I wouldn’t have predicted I’d be writing a blog as Principal...

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Annual conference round up

General Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:56

The ADCS Annual Conference 2018 opened on Wednesday 4 July in a very sunny Manchester. As always, the first 24 hours or so of the conference...

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Supporting our neighbours

Inspection & Improvement Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:56

Last week’s blog by Steve Crocker, Chair of the ADCS SPI policy committee, got me thinking about improvement in children’s services. Over the...

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Co-operating to improve outcomes...

Inspection & Improvement Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:08

As directors of children’s services there is a temptation to look at our neighbours as, in some ways, competitors. We tend to want to achieve...

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As with so much in life you learn a...

General Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:47

As with so much in life you learn a lot from your children. It was only when my eldest son wound up his Everquest game by selling his virtual...

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