North West Update April 2017
NWADCS sharing of good practice
Colleagues shared the good practice evidenced through the Peer Challenge process in December and January. Good practice featured in February NWADCS included:
- Investing in Children - Blackburn with Darwen
- iCART - Halton
- Practice Week - Bolton
- Children in Need - CWaC
- Salford Place Shaping Work - Salford
- SEND Kitemark - Warrington
- Approach to Inclusion in Education - Cheshire East
- KS2/3 A joined up approach to School Improvement - Rochdale
- The LA role in Education Improvement - Cheshire West and Chester
- Stockport Family - Stockport
NWADCS review of sector led improvement
Ben Bryant from ISOS facilitated a workshop on 2 February 2017 for NWADCS on the review of sector led improvement. His report can be accessed here. The workshop and findings proved useful in strengthening the existing model of sector led improvement. The resulting amendments to the provision for 2017-19 can be accessed here.
Closer alignment of Peer Challenge with Ofsted Annual Conversation and 1 to 1 with RSC
In 2016/17 NWADCS has trialled an approach which aligns Peer Challenge with the Annual Conversation with Ofsted. A review of the approach was held on the 15th March and the outcomes can be accessed here. In 2017/18 the RSC NWY will be engaged in this quality assurance process.
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