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On 1 April 2013, the National College merged with the Teaching Agency to become the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL). Publications and resources issued prior to the merger may continue to carry previous branding.

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Date Title
June 2014 Leading governors: the role of the chair of governors in schools and academies
A leadership development booklet exploring the role of the chair of governors and the support and training that's available
March 2014 School business management competency framework
A guide to continuous professional development (CPD) for school business managers
November 2013 Leadership of special schools: issues and challenges
This publication provides a brief overview of the issues and challenges for special school leadership
November 2013 School leadership evidence review: using research evidence to support school improvement
This publication reviews how research can contribute to school improvement and explores whether and how schools use and promote research evidence
July 2013 Understanding and advancing systems leadership in the early years
This paper aims to highlight emerging sector leadership practices among practitioners in the early years that might help to bring about quality improvements system wide
June 2013 Impact of system leaders 2012
A comparison of the performance of secondary schools supported by system leaders with those of a similar group of schools that were not engaged with system leadership provision
June 2013 Impact of deployment, bursary and professional partner grants 2013
Quantitative and qualitative evidence of a range of impacts of the National leaders of education (NLE) deployment fund grants, NLE bursary grants and the professional partner grants
June 2013 'Being and becoming': under threes in focus
How two-year-olds accessing education and childcare through the government's Early Education for Two-year-olds offer can be assured of receiving consistently high-quality learning and care experiences, and the implications of this expectation for leadership across the sector
May 2013 Implementing curriculum and qualifications reform
Report of the 2013 Fellowship commission, considering the challenge of implementing proposed reforms in curriculum and qualifications
May 2013 Report on research into maths and science teaching in the Shanghai region
Research conducted by national leaders of education and subject specialists into maths and science teaching in the Shanghai region

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