school improvement partner

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Acts for the local authority and is the main channel of communication between the local authority and the school on matters of school improvement. The SIP supports the school by focusing on ways to improve pupils' progress and attainment across all ability ranges, and by helping the school improve its overall performance through the development of strategies for raising standards of teaching and learning. The SIP also provides support in relation to school self‐evaluation and the school development plan.

http://www.ncsl.org.uk/media/13c/F7/sips-brief-edition-3.pdf Provides a full text edition of the SIP's brief.

Subjects: Education.

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