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Enabling school improvement

While the council role in education continues to evolve, one thing that has remained constant is the vital role that councils play in driving school improvement to ensure that children, young people and their families all have access to a good school place.

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Bringing strategic clarity and coherence to local education systems, councils act as independent and impartial brokers and evaluators for school improvement support, resulting in stronger support for schools.

In their efforts to drive up school standards, councils have taken a variety of different approaches to developing effective school improvement systems, responding differently to the challenges facing the education system.

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