Archives for April 2016

Regional Scrutiny and Schools – good practice learning points shared

The Education Through Regional Working (ERW) Scrutiny Councillor Group met on the 11 March 2016 and one of the issues they discussed was how each local authority carries out its scrutiny of individual schools.  It proved that there are a variety of ways of doing schools scrutiny across the ERW region but all Councillors agreed that the […]

Scrutiny see pupil power at Craigfelen Primary School

Councillors from the Schools Scrutiny Performance Panel met with some pupils and the Headteacher from Craigfelen Primary School on 14 April.  The Councillors were very impressed with the good practice highlighted by the school including particularly… Making ideas a reality, making dreams come true…creation of a wide range of pupil voice groups to include pupils […]

Building Sustainable Communities through community action

Scrutiny Councillors are looking at building sustainable communities through developing community action.  Councillors are focusing specifically on how the council can best support residents to run some services in their own communities. Councillors have chosen to look at this subject because: In order to maintain important local services the council will need to be a radical […]

Planning for the next year in Education Scrutiny

  What they think the Council’s Schools Performance Scrutiny Panel should look at over the coming year? What issues they believe are most important in education at the moment? Whether there areas of education that Councillors could look at that  would help make a difference and add value? The Schools Performance Scrutiny Panel will at their meeting on 11 […]