Templates

Below are a selection of templates showing how iAbacus is used for self-evaluation and improvement planning in the education and training sector.

 

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School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Based on the Ofsted School inspection handbook (from September 2021)

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Ofsted

Geography Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Geography Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Used by geography subject leaders to evaluate and improve geography education in schools. Pre-loaded with areas to evalute, including: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Assessment, Culture, policies and systems. Based on Ofsted's research review, designed to identify the nature of high-quality geography education in schools. This template can also be customised to include school or trust improvement priorities.


For more information about subject self-evaluation and improvement planning for middle leaders - please contact dan@opeus.org.

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Ofsted

Mathematics Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Mathematics Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Used by mathematics subject leaders to evaluate and improve mathematics education in schools. Pre-loaded with areas to evalute, including: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Assessment, Systems at the school level. Based on Ofsted's research review, designed to identify the nature of high-quality mathematics education in schools. This template can also be customised to include school or trust improvement priorities.


For more information about subject self-evaluation and improvement planning for middle leaders - please contact dan@opeus.org.

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Ofsted

Science Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Science Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Used by science subject leaders to evaluate and improve science education in schools. Pre-loaded with areas to evalute, including: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Assessment, Systems at subject and school level. Based on Ofsted's research review, designed to identify the nature of high-quality science education in schools. This template can also be customised to include school or trust improvement priorities.


For more information about subject self-evaluation and improvement planning for middle leaders - please contact dan@opeus.org.

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Ofsted

Religious Education Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Religious Education Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Used by religious education subject leaders to evaluate and improve religious education in schools. Pre-loaded with areas to evalute, including: Curriculum, Assessment, Systems, culture and policies. Based on Ofsted's research review, designed to identify the nature of high-quality religious education in schools. This template can also be customised to include school or trust improvement priorities.


For more information about subject self-evaluation and improvement planning for middle leaders - please contact dan@opeus.org.

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Ofsted

Languages Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Languages Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Used by languages subject leaders to evaluate and improve languages education in schools. Pre-loaded with areas to evalute, including: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Assessment, Schools culture and policies. Based on Ofsted's research review, designed to identify the nature of high-quality languages education in schools. This template can also be customised to include school or trust improvement priorities.


For more information about subject self-evaluation and improvement planning for middle leaders - please contact dan@opeus.org.

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Ofsted

Music Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Music Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Used by music subject leaders to evaluate and improve music education in schools. Pre-loaded with areas to evalute, including: Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment. Based on Ofsted's research review, designed to identify the nature of high-quality music education in schools. This template can also be customised to include school or trust improvement priorities.


For more information about subject self-evaluation and improvement planning for middle leaders - please contact dan@opeus.org.

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Ofsted

History Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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History Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Used by history subject leaders to evaluate and improve history education in schools. Pre-loaded with areas to evalute, including: Curriculum, Effective teaching, Assessment and Systems at subject/school level. Based on Ofsted's research review, designed to identify the nature of high-quality history education in schools. This template can also be customised to include school or trust improvement priorities.


For more information about subject self-evaluation and improvement planning for middle leaders - please contact dan@opeus.org.

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Ofsted

Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan

This template can be used with teachers to help them evaluate their own effectivness and create a plan for professional growth. 

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The Team at iAbacus

PE Self-Evaluation and Action Plan
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PE Self-Evaluation and Action Plan

Used by PE subject leaders to evaluate and improve physical education in schools. Pre-loaded with areas to evalute, including: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Assessment, Subject and whole-school policies. Based on Ofsted's research review, designed to identify the nature of high-quality Physical education in schools. This template can also be customised to include school or trust improvement priorities.


For more information about subject self-evaluation and improvement planning for middle leaders - please contact dan@opeus.org.

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Ofsted

 Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
Based on criteria developed by the team at iAbacus. Includes areas: My Teaching - My Leadership - My Well-being.

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iAbacus

School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

How good is our school? is a toolkit for schools to use to engage in evidence-based analysis of what is working well and what needs to improve and have greater positive impact on learners. Use of the framework by staff in differing roles across your school and with partners including colleges, universities, employers, local authorities and Education Scotland will further strengthen your evaluative work.

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Education Scotland

Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Quality Framework

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Department for Education

Post-Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Post-Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Quality Framework

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Department for Education

Maintained Schools and PRU's Our Self-Evaluation and Action Plan
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Maintained Schools and PRU's Our Self-Evaluation and Action Plan

Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook - for inspections from 2022

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Estyn

Independent Schools Our Self-Evaluation and Action Plan
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Independent Schools Our Self-Evaluation and Action Plan

Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook - for inspections from 2022

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Estyn

Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Inspection and Self-Evaluation Framework (ISEF) - Primary (Published January 2017)

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The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI)

Post-Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Post-Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Inspection and Self-Evaluation Framework (ISEF) - Post-Primary (Published January 2017)

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The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI)

Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
Based on the DfE Teachers' Standards

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Department for Education

Headteacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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Headteacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
Based on DfE Headteachers' standards 2020

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Department for Education

Teaching Assistant Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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Teaching Assistant Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
Based on the Professional Standards for Teaching Assistants

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Various

EYFS Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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EYFS Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
Based on the EYFS Teachers' Standards

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Ofsted

Non-association Independent School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Non-association Independent School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Based on the Ofsted Non-association independent school inspection handbook (from September 2021)

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Ofsted

Further Education and Skills Provider Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Further Education and Skills Provider Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Based on the Ofsted Further education and skills inspection handbook (from September 2021)

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Ofsted

Early Years Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Early Years Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Based on the Ofsted Early years inspection handbook (from September 2021)

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Ofsted

Prisons and Young Offender Institution Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Prisons and Young Offender Institution Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Handbook for the inspection of education, skills and work activities in prisons and young offender institutions (from February 2020)

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Ofsted

Initial teacher education (ITE) Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Initial teacher education (ITE) Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Ofsted Initial teacher education inspection handbook (updated April 2021)

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Ofsted

Remote Education Provision Review and Development Plan
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Remote Education Provision Review and Development Plan
Based on the DfE Framework (Schools)

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Department for Education

Independent School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Independent School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on ISI Inspection Framework

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Independent Schools Inspectorate

Anglican and Methodist School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Anglican and Methodist School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Based on the Evaluation Schedule (from September 2018).

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SIAMS

Literacy Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Literacy Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on Literacy coordinator's handbook (2002)

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Department for Education

Numeracy Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Numeracy Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on Numeracy coordinator's handbook (2002)

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Department for Education

Pupil Premium Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Pupil Premium Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Designed by Jasbir Mann - Educational Consultant (jasbirmann@gateway-leicester.org.uk)

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Jasbir Mann - Educational Consultant

Making Best Use of Teaching Assistants Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Making Best Use of Teaching Assistants Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on guidance from The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) to help primary and secondary schools make the best use of TAs

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The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)

Characteristics of Successful Multi-academy Trusts
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Characteristics of Successful Multi-academy Trusts
For for multi-academy trusts, their boards and senior leaders

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Stress at  Work - Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Stress at Work - Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on HSE's Management Standards

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The Health and Safety Executive

SEND - School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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SEND - School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Criteria from The Whole School SEND Consortium

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The Whole School SEND Consortium

SEND - MAT Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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SEND - MAT Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Criteria from The Whole School SEND Consortium

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The Whole School SEND Consortium

SMSC Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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SMSC Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Based on criteria developed by the team at OPEUS and GridMaker

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OPEUS

Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan (GTC - Career Long)
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Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan (GTC - Career Long)
Based on the GTC Scotland Standard for Career Long Professional Learning (published December 2012)

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GTC

Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan (GTC - Full Registration)
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Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan (GTC - Full Registration)
Based on the GTC Standards for Full Registration (published December 2012)

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GTC

Leader Reflection and Professional Growth Plan (GTC - Leadership)
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Leader Reflection and Professional Growth Plan (GTC - Leadership)
Based on the GTC Scotland Standards for Leadership and Management: (published December 2012)

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GTC

STEM Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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STEM Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
For early learning and childcare, ASN, primary and secondary schools - Published December 2017

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Education Scotland

Early Learning and Childcare Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Early Learning and Childcare Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
How Good is our Early Learning and Childcare?

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Education Scotland

Learning for Sustainability (LfS) Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Learning for Sustainability (LfS) Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Self-evaluation and improvement framework

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Education Scotland

College Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (HGIOC)
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College Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (HGIOC)
Self-Evaluation and Action Plan

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Education Scotland

Library Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Library Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Self-Evaluation and Action Plan

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Scottish Library and Information Council

Enterprise Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Enterprise Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Professional Reflection Tool

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Scotland's Enterprising Schools

Care Inspectorate Quality Framework
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Care Inspectorate Quality Framework
Based on the Care Inspectorate Quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection

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The Care Inspectorate

Health and Social Care Standards
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Health and Social Care Standards
Health and Social Care Standards

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Scottish Government

Improving School Empowerment
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Improving School Empowerment
A Framework for Local Authorities (Draft) - Education Scotland

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Education Scotland

Early Learning and Childcare Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Early Learning and Childcare Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

Care Inspectorate Quality Framework (Draft published October 2019)

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The Care Inspectorate

DEIS Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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DEIS Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
DEIS Self-Evaluation and Action Plan

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Department for Education

Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (Gaeilge)
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Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (Gaeilge)
Based on the Quality Framework

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Department for Education

Primary School Leadership Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Primary School Leadership Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan

This abacus template is based on the framework: "Looking at Our School 2016: A Quality Framework for Primary Schools". This framework is designed to underpin both school self-evaluation and school inspections. The idea of a quality framework in any area is to provide standards that can help schools assess how good practice is and point the way towards improvement where needed.

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Department for Education

Post-Primary School Leadership Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Post-Primary School Leadership Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Quality Framework

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Department for Education

Post-Primary Digital Learning Framework Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Post-Primary Digital Learning Framework Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Digital Learning Self-Evaluation Improvement Strategy

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Department for Education

Primary Digital Learning Framework Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Primary Digital Learning Framework Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Digital Learning Self-Evaluation Improvement Strategy

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Department for Education

Educate Together Ethos Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Educate Together Ethos Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Self-Evaluation and Action Plan

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Educate Together

Post-Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (Gaeilge)
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Post-Primary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (Gaeilge)
Based on the Quality Framework

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Department for Education

Wellbeing in Education Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Wellbeing in Education Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Wellbeing in Education Framework for Practice

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Department for Education

Primary School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (Welsh)
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Primary School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (Welsh)
Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook (published September 2019)

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Estyn

Secondary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (Welsh)
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Secondary Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan (Welsh)
Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook (published September 2019)

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Estyn

Literacy Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Literacy Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on Estyn supplementary guidance

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Estyn

Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan

Based on the five professional standards for teaching and leadership

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Estyn

Primary School Leadership Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Primary School Leadership Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook (published September 2019)

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Estyn

Independent School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Independent School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook (published September 2019)

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Estyn

Special School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Special School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook (published September 2019)

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Estyn

Safeguarding and Child Protection Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Safeguarding and Child Protection Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Estyn - Self Evaluation and Action Plan

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Estyn

Assisting Teaching Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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Assisting Teaching Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
Based on the five professional standards for assisting teaching

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Estyn

Work-based Learning Provider Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Work-based Learning Provider Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook (published September 2019)

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Estyn

Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan
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Teacher Reflection and Professional Growth Plan

Professional competences required to be an effective teacher

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The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI)

Pre School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Pre School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on Pre School TTI Quality Indicators

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The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI)

Special Education Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Special Education Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on Special Education TTI Quality Indicators

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The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI)

Youth Sector Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Youth Sector Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on Youth Sector TTI Quality Indicators

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The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI)

SEN Co-ordinators Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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SEN Co-ordinators Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on SEN Co-ordinators TTI Quality Indicators

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The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI)

School Governance Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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School Governance Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on School Governance Quality Indicators

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The Education and Training Inspectorate (ETI)

Primary School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Primary School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook (published September 2019)

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Estyn

Secondary School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
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Secondary School Self-Evaluation and Improvement Plan
Based on the Estyn Guidance Handbook (published September 2019)

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Estyn