Children in poverty have far fewer opportunities in life. Great school leaders can change that.Discover our leadership development programmes
Who inspires your students? Access our survey and resources
We're carrying out a survey of pupils across England to see whom they find most inspiring, and what characteristics they most admire.Find out more
Are You Looking for a Talented Headteacher?
We have a pool of exceptional headteachers and one of them could help transform your school.Find out more
Meet Our Participants
Our programme participants come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing a rich diversity of life and career experiences to their schools.Read their stories
Find out more about our programmes
We run a suite of programmes to develop exceptional leaders committed to closing the attainment gap and eradicating educational disadvantage in England.Find out more
Building futures in a turnaround school
Across England, a child's education is too often defined by their postcode. Craig D’Cunha is part of a programme that aims to improve the life chances of every child - wherever they live.
Closing the gender gap in school senior leadership
Many will be familiar with the clichéd idea that ‘Men are from Mars and women are from Venus’. While we’re not from different planets, there are undoubtedly different approaches and leadership styles between the sexes.
England’s headteacher shortage
Anecdotal and empirical evidence show a decline in the supply of people who want to become heads, while a number of factors mean demand can only increase over the next five years.
The most rewarding challenge
Sir Michael Wilshaw explains how good leadership in a school is absolutely fundamental to delivering good education for children.