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									    Directory of Education Consultancies, Training and Resources
                                                  Category         Definition                                      Services                Definition
                                                  Private          Privately owned company                         Consultancy             Expert or professional advice
                                                  Public           Public organisation (e.g. local authority)      Courses                 Structured training programmes
                                                  Charity          Registered charity                              Resources               Written advice, publications, case studies etc.
                                                  Collective       Membership based organisation (e.g union)       Recruitment             Human resources support
                                                  HE Institution   Higher Education Institution (e.g university)   Network                 Access to seek guidance from other members

                       Company                        Category                      Company Website                           Services                        Core Offerings                                          Further Description                                              Contact Telephone

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    63 Gee Street
                                                                                                                                                                                             ACT exists to further the aims of citizenship teaching and learning,
    ACT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             London
                                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular                     champion citizenship education to all young people and support
                                                                                                                   Resource / Courses /                                                                                                                             EC1V 3RS
1   (Professional Association for Citizenship     Private                                          Teaching Citizenship in Schools                   teachers and schools in delivering the subject. ACT provides
                                                                                                                   Network                 Continued Professional Development                information and teaching, alongside Continued Professional
    Teachers)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tel. 020 7566 4133
                                                                                                                                                                                             Development (CPD) advice and training for its members.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Hucclecote Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Churchdown Lane
                                                                                                                                                                                             Professional development opportunities which include NQT induction
                                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                           Hucclecote
                                                                                                                                                                                             programmes, training courses to develop classroom practice,
                                                                                                                                           Resource Portal                                                                                                         Gloucester
2   Adfecto                                       Private                              Courses / Consultancy                                                     leadership programmes for aspiring / established school leaders,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   GL3 3QN
                                                                                                                                           School Management                                 access to master's level accreditation for CPD and access to national
                                                                                                                                           Professional Development                          programmes such as the NCSL Bursar Development programme.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. 01452 425457

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Association for Physical Education
                                                                                                                                                                                             The Association for Physical Education (AfPE) is the major             Building 25
                                                                                                                                                                                             association for people and agencies delivering physical education in   London Road
                                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular                     schools and the wider community. AfPE provide quality assured          Reading
    AfPE                                                                                                           Resource / Courses /
3                                                 Private                                                         Teaching Physical Education in Schools            resources and professional support for its members through a range     RG1 5AQ
    (Association for Physical Education)                                                                           Network                 Continued Professional Development                of Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities, regular
                                                                                                                                                                                             news updates, advice and insurance cover, alongside operating          Tel. 0118 378 2440
                                                                                                                                                                                             dedicated helplines for health & safety and legal advice.              Fax. 0118 378 2442

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Association for Language Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                             The Association for Language Learning (ALL), with over 4,500           University of Leicester
                                                                                                                                                                                             members, is the major subject association for those involved in        University Road
                                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular                     teaching foreign languages at all levels. ALL provide a range of       Leicester
    ALL                                                                                                            Resource / Courses /
4                                                 Private                                                Teaching Foreign Languages in Schools             information, resources and publications, alongside organising          LE1 7RH
    (Association for Language Learning)                                                                            Network                 Continued Professional Development                professional development activities and events for their members.
                                                                                                                                                                                             N.B. They offer free associate membership to all new PGCE              Tel. 0116 229 7453
                                                                                                                                                                                             language students and first year NQTs.                                 Fax. 0116 229 7456

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Devas Street
    AQA                                                                                                                                    Curricular                                        AQA provides a variety of recourses and courses with content           Manchester
                                                                                                                                           Examination Resources / Information               relevant to the exams they set, the examination process and post       M15 6EX
5   (Assessment and Qualifications Alliance)      Private                                  Courses / Resources     Teaching Resources                                result services for teachers, exam officers, examiners / moderators
                                                                                                                                           Past Papers                                       and students / parents.                                                Tel. 01483 506 506

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   130 Regent Street
                                                                                                                                           Non Curricular                                    ASCL MAPS (Management and Professional Services) is a provider Leicester
    ASCL                                                                                                                                   Leadership Development                            of training courses and consultancy for schools. Consultants are able LE1 7PG
6                                                 Collective                                 Courses / Consultancy   Headship Appointment                              to assist with any area of school improvement or professional
    (Association of School and College Leaders)
                                                                                                                                           Inspection                                        development.                                                          Tel. 0116 2991122
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax: 0116 2991123

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    College Lane
                                                                                                                                                                                             The ASE is the professional association for teachers of science. The
                                                                                                                                                                                             ASE exists to improve the teaching of science by providing an
                                                                                                                                           Curricular                                                                                                               Herts
    ASE                                                                                                            Courses / Resources /                                                     authoritative medium through which the opinions of teachers of
7                                                 Collective                                                          Teaching Science in Schools                       science may be expressed on educational matters. Provides a variety
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    AL10 9AA
    (Association for Science Education)                                                                            Network                 Continuing Professional Development               of information and resources alongside courses and conferences for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tel. 01707 283000
                                                                                                                                                                                             its members.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fax: 01707 266532
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Viyela Cottage
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular         Services inlcude: senior and middle management; school self-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    143 Bexhill Road
                                                                                                                                                          evaluation / self-improvement; behavior management; target setting
                                                                                                                    Professional Development                                                                                        London
                                                                                                                                                          and assessment; pupils with special needs; cross-curricula skills link;
8    Assist Education Consultancy                Private   Courses / Consultancy     Behavioural Management                support for subject specialism in all core and foundation subjects;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SE4 1SH
                                                                                                                    Interim Management                    literacy and numeracy strategies; support for primary and secondary
                                                                                                                    Permanent Recruitment                                                                                           Tel. 0208 3141365
                                                                                                                                                          school strategies.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FREEPOST 7363
                                                                                                                                                          ATL's education and training programme provides a wide range of           7 Northumberland Street
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                                                                          courses designed for every sector and role, alongside foundation          London
     ATL                                                                                                            Professional Development
9                                                Collective              Resources / Courses       Teaching and Learning Support
                                                                                                                                                          degrees and masters in education studies. Course include: cracking        WC2N 5RD
     (Association of Teachers and Lecturers)                                                                                                              behaviour; shaping you career; leadership skills, effective learning
                                                                                                                    Employment Issues                     and preparing for retirement.                                             Tel. 0845 057 7000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fax: 020 7930 1359
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    E-mail: Online Contact Form

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Association of Teachers of Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7 Prime Industrial Park
                                                                                                                                                          The Association of Teachers of Mathematics was established in 1950        Shaftesbury Street
     ATM                                                                                                            Curricular and Non Curricular         and has approximately 4,000 members (primarily teachers in primary        Derby
                                                                                          Resources / Courses /
10   (The Association of Teachers of             Charity                                        Teaching Maths in Schools             and secondary schools). The ATM provides informal support                 DE23 8YB
                                                                                          Network                   Continued Professional Development    networks, courses, conferences, teaching resources and professional
                                                                                                                                                          development guidance for its members.                                     Tel. 01332 346599

     ATP                                                                                                                                                  ATP is a leading association for teachers of Psychology in schools.
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular
     (The Association for the Teaching of                                                                                                                 ATP provides a range of teaching and professional development        Online Resource
11                                               Private              Resource / Network        Teaching Psychology in Schools
                                                                                                                                                          information and resources, alongside offering a range of networking  E-mail: Online Contact Form
     Psychology)                                                                                                    Continued Professional Development    opportunities, with forums and an annual conference for its members.

                                                                                                                                                          The ATSS is a voluntary group of Social Science teachers who have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Old Hall Lane
                                                                                                                                                          joined together to further the interests of Social Science teaching in
     ATSS                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Manchester
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular         secondary Primary, Secondary, Further and Higher Education. The
                                                                                          Resource / Courses /                                                                                                                      M13 0XT
12   (The Association for the Teaching of the    Charity                                          Teaching Social Sciences in Schools   Association provides opportunities for those teaching in the Social
                                                                                          Network                   Continued Professional Development    Sciences to develop and share ideas and strategies to improve and
     Social Sciences)                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tel. 0161 248 9375
                                                                                                                                                          promote the teaching of the Social Sciences with a range of
                                                                                                                                                          information, resources, courses and conferences.

                                                                                                                                                          Becta leads the national drive to inspire and lead the effective and      Millburn Hill Road
                                                                                                                                                          innovative use of technology throughout learning. They provide advice     Science Park
     BECTA                                                                                                          Curricular and Non-Curricular
                                                                                                                                                          and services to support school leaders and senior managers on the         Coventry
                                                                                          Resources / Courses /     Strategic Management of ICT
13   (British Educational Communications and     Public                                      Innovative use of ICT
                                                                                                                                                          strategic management of ICT within schools; help teachers to develop      CV4 7JJ
                                                                                          Consultancy                                                     pupil ICT skills and integrate ICT tools more effectively into their
     Technology Agency)                                                                                             Professional Development              teaching, to create an inclusive, innovative and exciting learning        Tel. 024 7641 6994
                                                                                                                                                          environment.                                                              Fax: 024 7641 1418

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Business Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Children's Services
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                   4th Floor County Hall
                                                                                                                    School Self Evaluation                Guidance in school self-evaluation (SEF); mock inspections and            Walton Street
     Buckinghamshire Services for Children and                                                                      Mock Inspections                      department reviews; one day courses and conferences; special              Aylesbury
14                                               Public         Courses / Consultancy                                           educational needs; tailored INSET; primary residential trips;             HP20 1UZ
     Young People                                                                                                   Tailored INSET
                                                                                                                    Special Educational Needs             workshops.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tel. 01296 382856
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fax: 01296 387653

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cambridge Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Demeter House
                                                                                                                    Non Curricular                        Provide professional development opportunities for headteachers,          Station Road
                                                                                                                    Leadership Development                senior leaders, teachers and support staff through consultancy in         Cambridge
                                                                                          Courses / Consultancy /
15   Cambridge Education                         Private                                       School Improvement                    leadership and management, teaching and learning, ICT, school             CB1 2RS
                                                                                          Resources                 Motivation                            development, performance management and a range of bespoke
                                                                                                                    Inspection                            courses.                                                                  Tel. 01223 578500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fax: 01223 578501

                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non-Curricular                                                                               Moorfoot
     CEGNET                                                                                                                                               CEGNET is the website of the DCSF careers education support
                                                                                                                    Teaching and Learning                                                                                       Sheffield
                                                                                                                                                          programme and acts a portal to a range of information and resources
16   (National Support Programme for Careers     Public            Resources                 Careers Info
                                                                                                                                                          broken down into four categories teaching and learning, careers info,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                S1 4PQ
     Education)                                                                                                     Managing Careers Education Guidance   managing careers education guidance and professional development.
                                                                                                                    Professional Development                                                                                    Tel. 0114 259 3857
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CfBT Education Trust
                                                                                                                                                                              CfBT Education Trust is a education consultancy and service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            60 Queens Road
                                                                                                                                  Curricular and Non Curricular               organisation operating both in the UK and internationally. CfBT,
                                                                                                                                                                              beyond running its own education institutions, provides a range of
                                                                                                                                  Professional Development                                                                                                  Berkshire
                                                                                                        Courses / Consultancy /                                               support services to schools, alongside supporting LA’s to deliver
17   CfBT Education Trust                         Charity                                                     Self Evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                              regional educational reform programmes. At a school level CfBT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            RG1 4BS
                                                                                                        Resources                 Educational Reform                          provides consultancy and training courses. Their research
                                                                                                                                  Careers Advice                                                                                                            Tel. 0118 902 1000
                                                                                                                                                                              department also produces a range of publications which may be of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fax: 0118 902 1434

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            City & Guilds
                                                                                                                                                                              City & Guilds offers learners over 500 qualifications, in 28 industry         1 Giltspur St.
                                                                                                                                                                              areas, developed in conjunction with key industry bodies so they              London
                                                                                                                                                                              provide the skills that equip them to fulfill their career requirements.      EC1A 9DD
18   City and Guilds                              HE Institute                  Courses                   Industry Specific Qualifications
                                                                                                                                                                              They also offer a growing base of support to learners, through online
                                                                                                                                                                              resources, learner publications and membership of professional                Tel. 020 7294 2800
                                                                                                                                                                              bodies such as the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM).                Fax:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            E-mail: Online Contact Form

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            44 High Street
                                                                                                                                                                              Support for staff involved in leading, managing and delivering Careers        Stroud
                                                                                                                                  Curricular and Non Curricular               Education and Guidance (CEG) Programmes. Accredited national                  Gloucester
19   Connexions (Gloucestershire)                 Public               Resources / Courses       Careers Education and Guidance              Vocational Qualifications (NVQ) courses aimed at those who work in            GL5 1AN
                                                                                                                                  Issues Affecting Young People               an advisory or supportive capacity with either young people or adults.
                                                                                                                                                                              A range of information / resources on issues affecting young people.          Tel. 01452 426900
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fax: 01452 426901
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            E-mail: Online Contact Form

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Strathfield House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chilton Road
                                                                                                                                  Curricular                                  Services inlcude bespoke INSET sessions; weekly support for                   Upton
                                                                                                                                  Thinking Skills                             leaders; one day consultancy; weekly support; developing learning             Oxfordshire
20   ConsultEd                                    Private                   Courses / Consultancy     E-Learning                                  networks; management support / strategy development; leadership;              OX11 9JL
                                                                                                                                  Gifted & Talented                           gifted and talented; e-learning; thinking skills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tel. 01235 850972
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fax: 01235 851463

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Creative Education House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4 Avon Path
                                                                                                                                  Curricular and Non Curricular               Courses include: additional educational needs, assessment, behavior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            South Croydon
                                                                                                                                                                              management, bursars, health and safety, leadership and
                                                                                                                                  Professional Development                                                                                                  Surrey
                                                                                                                                                                              management, premises, school office, special needs, staff coaching,
21   Creative Education                           Private            Courses / Consultancy     Educational Development
                                                                                                                                                                              special schools, teacher assistants, alongside many more.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CR2 6AX
                                                                                                                                  Interim Management                          Consultancy services include: subject evaluation, leadership
                                                                                                                                  Permanent Recruitment                                                                                                     Tel. 0800 8818185
                                                                                                                                                                              management and strategic development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fax: 0207 1905853

                                                                                                                                                                              CUREE works at the leading edge of evidence-informed educational              4 Copthall House
                                                                                                                                  Curricular and Non Curricular               policy and practice and their mission centers on building bridges             Station Square
     CUREE                                                                                                                                                                    between academic research and professional practice. They develop             Coventry
                                                                                                                                  Policy and Practice
22   (Centre for the Use of Research & Evidence   Public                   Resources / Network                                                   tools for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and provide               CV1 2FL
                                                                                                                                  Continued Professional Development          mentoring and coaching on teaching practice and organisational
     in Education)                                                                                                                Organisational Leadership                   leadership to both local authorities and schools. The website provides        Tel. 024 7652 4036
                                                                                                                                                                              a range of information, resources, news and useful links.                     Fax. 024 7663 1646

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            16 Wellesbourne House
                                                                                                                                                                              The D&T Association, with over 6,000 members, seeks to present a              Walton Road
     DATA                                                                                                                                                                     strategic vision for the subject, representing the views of its               Wellesbourne
                                                                                                                                  Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                        Resource / Courses /                                                  members, to national policy makers, government agencies and                   Warwickshire
23   (The Design and Technology Association)      Charity                                                  Teaching Design and Technology in Schools
                                                                                                                                                                              partners. The D&T association provides its members with up to date            CV35 9JB
                                                                                                        Network                   Continued Professional Development          subject news, teaching and learning resources and Continued
                                                                                                                                                                              Professional Development (CPD) resources.                                     Tel. 01789 470007

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sanctuary Buildings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Great Smith Street
                                                                                                                                                                              The department leads work across government to secure integrated
                                                                                                                                                                              chidren's services and educational excellence. The website provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SW1P 3BT
                                                                                                                                  Curricular and Non Curricular               education sector news, publications, statistics and a directory of all
     Department for Children, Schools and
24                                                Public                        Resources                 Resource Portal                             education facilities in the UK, alongside, acting as a portal to affiliated
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Tel. 0870 000 2288
     Families                                                                                                                     National Strategies                         government departments / initiatives including ‘Every Child Matters’,
                                                                                                                                                                              ‘SureStart’, ‘Government’, ‘DirectGov’ and ‘TeacherNet’. Teacher net
                                                                                                                                                                              is a particularly resource rich site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DCSF National Strategies Homepage:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Department of Education
                                                                                                                                                                              The department runs teacher training programmes as well as a wide             University of Bath
                                                                                                                                  Curricular and Non Curricular               range of high quality masters courses aimed at qualified and                  BATH
     Department of Education                                                                                                      Educational Leadership                      experienced teachers, lecturers, trainers, educational managers and           BA2 7AY
25                                                HE Institute   Courses / Resources       Management                                  administrators. The department also specialises in sports coaching,
     (University of Bath)
                                                                                                                                  Sports Coaching                             capitalising upon the University of Bath's status as the English              Tel. 01225 386341
                                                                                                                                                                              Institute of Sport for the South West.                                        Fax:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Department of Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Francis Close Hall Campus
                                                                                                                                                                        The department primarily provides education courses, namely BEd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Swindon Road
                                                                                                                             Curricular and Non Curricular              Primary Degrees or PGCE’s, however the departmental library has a
     Department of Education                                             Creative Curriculum                        wealth of literature and teaching resources that can be accessed by
26                                          HE Institute                                              Courses / Resources                                               registration. The department also works with GITEP and GASH to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GL50 4AZ
     (University of Gloucestershire)                       on                                                                Professional Development
                                                                                                                             Leadership Skills                          support the professional development of teachers and headteachers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tel. 01242 714551
                                                                                                                                                                        throughout Gloucestershire.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               University of Oxford Department of Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               15 Norham Gardens
                                                                                                                                                                        The department primarily provides education courses, namely
                                                                                                                             Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                     Oxford
                                                                                                                                                                        PGCE’s and masters degrees (full-time and part-time), however the
     Department of Education                                                                                                 Teaching and Professional Practice                                                                                OX2 6PY
27                                          HE Institute                    Resources / Courses     Affect, Behaviour & Cognition
                                                                                                                                                                        departmental library has a wealth of literature and teaching resources
     (University of Oxford)                                                                                                                                             that can be accessed by registration. The Library webpage also
                                                                                                                             Policy and Society                                                                                                Tel. 01865 274024
                                                                                                                                                                        includes links to a wide range of useful web resources .

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PO Box 7125
                                                                                                                             Curricular and Non Curricular              Services include: strategic and management support; policy
                                                                                                                             Behavioural Management                     development; professional development; research and evaluation;
28   Dreyfus Training and Development Ltd   Private                      Courses / Consultancy   Social Inclusion                           improving behavior for learning; special educational provision;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 BH11 0DW

                                                                                                                             Pupil Refferal Units                       increasing inclusive practice; developing and enhancing IT solutions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tel. 0845 224 9087

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Eastern Leadership Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Iconix Park
                                                                                                                                                                        The Eastern Leadership Centre (ELC) is a provider for a number of        London Road
                                                                                                                                                                        national training programmes. These programmes include Higher            Pampisford
                                                                                                                             Non Curricular                             Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA); Leading from the Middle (LFTM);         Cambridge
29   East Leadership Centre                 Private                     Courses                 Leadership development                     National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH); National        CB22 3EG
                                                                                                                                                                        Professional Qualification in Integrated Centre Leadership (NPQICL) ;
                                                                                                                                                                        Certificate in School Business Management (CSBM).                        Tel. 01223 499200
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fax: 01223 499249

                                                                                                                                                                        The Economics, Business and Enterprise Association (EBEA) is the
                                                                                                                                                                        professional subject association for everyone interested in the
     EBEA                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                                                                                        teaching and study of Economics, Business and Enterprise. They
                                                                                                     Resource / Courses /    Teaching Economics, Business Studies and                                                                      Online Resource
30   (Economics and Business Education      Charity                                                   Enterprise in Schools
                                                                                                                                                                        promote the teaching of Economics, Business Studies and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           E-mail: Online Contact Form
                                                                                                     Network                                                            Enterprise; encourage curriculum development in these subjects and
     Association)                                                                                                            Continued Professional Development         provide members with professional support including teaching
                                                                                                                                                                        resources, workshops and conferences.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Edison Schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Digby House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Riverside Business Centre
                                                                                                                                                                        Services include: complete package of school improvement services;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Causton Road
                                                                                                                             Non Curricular                             whole-school management services; support for local authority
                                                                                                                             School Improvement                         Building Schools for the Future activity; consultancy support for
31   Edison Schools                         Private                   Consultancy / Network                                              academy sponsors, school designers, architects and builders;
                                                                                                                             Whole School Management                                                                                             CO1 1RJ
                                                                                                                             School Design                              development of teaching and learning tools and resources for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tel. 01206 767980
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fax: 01206 368343

                                                                                                                                                                        The information section ‘For Schools’ is designed for teachers, school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gloucestershire County Council
                                                                                                                                                                        managers and others working in schools and education
                                                                                                                             Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                       Shire Hall
                                                                                                                                                                        establishments. Provides information and resources on raising
                                                                                                                             School Improvement                         standards and good practice, extended services, study support,
     Education and Learning                                                                                                                                                                                                                      GL1 2TG
32                                          Public       Resources               Study Support                              subject matters, healthy schools, learning matters, school workforce
     (Gloucestershire County Council)                                                                                        Professional Development                   development and continuing professional development, school visits,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tel. 01206 767980
                                                                                                                             Healthy Schools                            notice board for schools, road safety, Gloss arts in education, school
                                                                                                                                                                        policies, health and safety, advice from the media team, museums for
                                                                                                                                                                        schools, international education office, education welfare service.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 6 Storth Park
                                                                                                                                                                        Services include: leadership development; LEAs and schools facing        Fulwood Road
                                                                                                                             Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                                                                                        challenging circumstances; school improvement advice; governor           Sheffield
                                                                                                                             Leadership Development
33   Education Leadership Consultancy       Private                      Courses / Consultancy   Special Education Needs
                                                                                                                                                                        training and support; asset management planning; PFI project             S10 3QH
                                                                                                                                                                        development; preparation for inspection; subject specific support and
                                                                                                                             Interim Management                         development; specialist status bids; specific requests.                  Tel. 0114 2304885
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Geographical Association
                                                                                                                                                                          The GA's mission is to further the teaching of geography and to            160 Solly Street
                                                                                                                                                                          communicate the value of learning geography for all. The GA has over       Sheffield
                                                                                                                       Curricular and Non Curricular
     GA                                                                                      Resource / Courses /                                                         7,000 members and offers a range of teaching and learning                  S1 4BF
34                                                Private                                    Teaching Geography in Schools
                                                                                                                                                                          resources, journals, books and conferences for its members;
     (Geographical Association)                                                              Network                   Continued Professional Development                 alongside running a range of committees who discuss and challenge          Tel. 0114 296 0088
                                                                                                                                                                          education policy / standards across all key stages.                        Fax. 0114 296 7176

                                                                                                                                                                          The association operates in order to ensure the best possible
     GASH                                                                                                                                                                 provision for young people in the county's secondary schools through
                                                                                                                       Curricular and Non Curricular                      mutual support between colleagues, effective partnership with the    Online Resource
35   (Gloucestershire Association of Secondary    Collective               Network / Resources       Headteacher Peer to Peer Support / Collaboration   Local Authority, the DCSF and other agencies. They focus upon        E-mail:
     Heads)                                                                                                                                                               supporting the professional development of teachers from initial
                                                                                                                                                                          teacher training students through to experienced headteachers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Department of Education
                                                                                                                                                                          The Gloucestershire Initial Teacher Education Partnership (in              Francis Close Hall Campus
     GITEP                                                                                                                                                                partnership with the University of Gloucestershire) offers specialist      Swindon Road
                                                                                                                       Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                                                                                          training and development services for new teachers. The school-            Cheltenham
36   (Gloucestershire Initial Teacher Education   Collective               Courses                   Professional Development
                                                                                                                                                                          centred training programme, led by expert practitioners enables            GL50 4AZ
     Partnership)                                                                                                      Leadership Skills                                  trainee teachers to acquire the professional values, skills and
                                                                                                                                                                          knowledge necessary to progress in a career in teaching.                   Tel. 01242 714766

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Old Grange
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Zurich Financial Services
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bishop's Cleeve
                                                                                                                                                                          Gloucestershire divison of a UK wide iniative that provides support
                                                                                                                       Business Education Partnerships                                                                                         Cheltenham
37   Gloucestershire EBP                          Private             Resources / Consultancy   Work Related Learning
                                                                                                                                                                          and information to aid collaborative partnerships between businesses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               GL52 8XX
                                                                                                                                                                          and schools to be developed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tel. 01242 676908

                                                                                                                                                                          The GTC is a professional body for teaching which provides a               Whittington House
                                                                                                                                                                          platform for teachers to shape the development of professional             19-30 Alfred Place
                                                                                                                       Curricular and Non-Curricular                      practice and policy, and to maintain and set professional standards.       London
     GTC                                                                                     Resources / Courses /
38                                                Collective                                 Continuing Professional Development                GTC offers a range of publications and courses, provided through the       WC1E 7EA
     (General Teaching Council for England)                                                  Consultancy               Professional Standards                             Teacher Learning Academy (TLA) to helps schools and teachers to
                                                                                                                                                                          achieve professional excellence and gain recognition for the work they     Tel. 0207 023 3909
                                                                                                                                                                          do.                                                                        Fax:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The History Association
                                                                                                                                                                          The Historical Association has over 6,000 members including                59a Kennington Park Road
                                                                                                                                                                          teachers, academics, local historians and history enthusiasts who          London
                                                                                                                       Curricular and Non Curricular
     HA                                                                                      Resource / Courses /                                                         share a common interest in promoting and supporting the study and          SE11 4JH
39                                                Charity                                      Teaching History in Schools                        teaching of history at all levels. The HA provides a variety of teaching
     (The History Association)                                                               Network                   Continued Professional Development                 and learning resources alongside courses, events and Continued             Tel. 020 7735 3901
                                                                                                                                                                          Professional Development (CPD) advice for its members.                     Fax. 020 7582 4989

                                                                                                                       Non Curricular                                     The National Healthy Schools Programme is a whole school approach
                                                                                                                                                                          that involves working with children and young people, parents, school
                                                                                                                       Personal, Social & Health Education                                                                                      Online Resource
                                                                                                                                                                          staff and the whole school community to provide a solid foundation
40   Healthy Schools                              Public     Resources / Courses       Healthy Eating
                                                                                                                                                                          from which developments and improvement are embedded in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tel. 0207 972 4972
                                                                                                                       Physical Activity                                                                                                        E-mail:
                                                                                                                                                                          systematic way. Provides a range of teaching resources, case
                                                                                                                       Emotional Health & Wellbeing                       studies and courses.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Herald Court
                                                                                                                                                                          HTI is the leading UK charity which works at the strategic interface       University of Warwick Science Park
                                                                                                                       Non Curricular                                     between education and business. They offer a range of programmes,          Coventry
41   HTI                                          Charity                Courses / Consultancy     Leadership Development                             stretch assignments and opportunities to develop school and                CV4 7EZ
                                                                                                                       Business / Education Partneships                   business leaders through partnership placements between business
                                                                                                                                                                          and education.                                                             Tel. 024 7641 0104
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fax: 024 7641 5984

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Inspira Consulting
                                                                                                                       Non Curricular                                     Provide policy and senior management consultancy; project                  Worcestershire
42   Inspira Consulting                           Private   Consultancy               Leadership Development                             leadership and development; research and analysis; evaluation and          WR6 5SP
                                                                                                                       Interim Management                                 interim management.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tel. 01886 821792
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CPD Team
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Institute of Education
                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular                   The Institute of Education's Continued Professional Development
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        20 Bedford Way
                                                                                                                                                                           (CPD) programme offers a wide range of high quality one day and
                                                                                                                           Leadership Development                                                                                                      London
     Institute of Education                                                                                                                                                short professional development courses for education and other
43                                                HE Institute                 Courses                 School Improvement
                                                                                                                                                                           practitioners. All courses are held here at the Institute of Education in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       WC1H 0AL
     (University College of London)                                                                                        Secondary                                       central London and many can be offered locally and/or tailored to your
                                                                                                                           Education Physcology                                                                                                        Tel. 020 7612 6589
                                                                                                                                                                           specific needs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fax: 020 7612 6600

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Institute of Biology
                                                                                                                                                                           The Institute of Biology has a strong tradition of supporting science       9 Red Lion Court
     IOB                                                                                                                                                                   educators. IOB provide a voice for biology teachers in parliament,          London
                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                   Resource / Courses /                                                    host a selection of competitions, events and courses and provide            EC4A 3EF
44   (Institute of Biology)                       Private                                   Teaching Biology in Schools
                                                                                                                                                                           Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities for their
                                                                                                   Network                 Continued Professional Development              members. N.B They provide a special reduced membership fee for              Tel. 020 7936 5900
                                                                                                                                                                           schools and colleges.                                                       Fax. 020 7936 5901

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Institute of Physics
                                                                                                                                                                           The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity devoted to increasing      76 Portland Place
     IOP                                                                                                                                                                   the practice, understanding and application of physics. It has a            London
                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                   Resource / Courses /                                                    worldwide membership of over 36,000 and is a leading communicator           W1B 1NT
45   (Institute of Physics)                       Charity                                               Teaching Physics in Schools                     of physics-related science to all audiences, from specialists through
                                                                                                   Network                 Continued Professional Development              to government and the general public. They provide a range support,         Tel. 020 7470 4800
                                                                                                                                                                           information and advice services for both companies and individuals.         Fax. 020 7470 4848

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       102 Insley Gardens
                                                                                                                           Non Curricular                                  Provides management training and development courses across a
     Kaleidoscope Management Development                                                                                   Management Training                             range of fields including assessment and development; teams and
46                                                Private   Courses                                                                 leaders; personal development; sales development; outplacement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       GL3 3BA
     & Training Ltd.                                                                                                       Communication Skills
                                                                                                                           Personal Development                            consultancy; communication skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tel. 01452 541165
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fax: 01452 541518

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Media Education Association
                                                                                                                                                                           MEA is the leading association for media teachers in the UK. MEA            c/o 2nd Floor
                                                                                                                                                                           aims to support media teachers, promotes media literacy work and            21-22 Poland Street
                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular
     MEA                                                                                                                                                                   raise the status of media education. They provide a range of                London W1F 8QQ
47                                                Private     Resource / Network      Teaching Media in Schools
                                                                                                                                                                           information and resources (both online and published), online
     (Media Education Association)                                                                                         Continued Professional Development              discussion forums, Continued Professional Development (CPD)                 Tel.
                                                                                                                                                                           support and an annual conference for its members.                           Fax.

                                                                                                                                                                           NAACE is the professional association for those working in ICT in           PO Box 6511
     NAACE                                                                                                                                                                 education. For its members NAACE provides practical information,            Nottingham
                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                   Resource / Courses /                                                    resources, support and guidance; supports networking opportunities;         NG11 8TN
48   (National Association of Advisors for        Private                                             Teaching ICT in Schools                         and provides Continued Professional Development (CPD)
                                                                                                   Network                 Continued Professional Development
     Computers in Education)                                                                                                                                               opportunities. They also engage in consultation at local, regional,         Tel. 0870 240 0480
                                                                                                                                                                           national and international levels.                                          Fax. 0870 241 4115

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       PO Box 242
                                                                                                                                                                           Provides professional responses to issues affecting education of able,      Arnolds Way
     NACE                                                                                                                  Curricular and Non Curricular
                                                                                                                                                                           gifted and talented children; undertakes development projects with          Oxford
                                                                                                                           Gifted and talented
49   (National Association for Able Children in   Collective                    Courses / Consultancy   Creative Curricular Design
                                                                                                                                                                           partner organisations, local education authorities and groups of            OX2 9FR
     Education)                                                                                                                                                            schools; provides professional expertise, advice, training, consultancy
                                                                                                                           Teaching & Learning                             services, publications and resources.                                       Tel. 01865 861879
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fax: 01865 861880

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1 Heath Square
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Boltro Road
                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non Curricular                   Provides high quality conferences, training, professional development Haywards Heath
     NAHT                                                                                                                  Creative Curricular Design                      and consultancy services for school leaders. Specialisms include      West Sussex
50                                                Collective                   Courses / Consultancy   Teaching & Learning                             financial management, creative curriculum design, school self         RH16 1BL
     (National Association of Head Teachers )
                                                                                                                           Financial Management                            assessment, strategic leadership.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tel. 01444 472472

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Registered Offices
                                                                                                                                                                           NALDIC is the national association for those working with pupils with       Serif House
     NALDIC                                                                                                                Curricular and Non Curricular                   English as an additional language. NALDIC strive to raise the               10 Dudley Street
     (National Association for Language                                                            Resource / Courses /    Teaching English as an Additional Language in   achievement of ethnic minorities and support the development and            Luton
51                                                Charity                                         Schools                                         understanding of education in this field. They provide a range of           LU2 0NT
     Development in the Curriculum)                                                                Network
                                                                                                                           Continued Professional Development              teaching information and resources; alongside hosting a programme
                                                                                                                                                                           of events and conferences for their members.                                Tel. 01582 724724
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Fax. 01582 402662
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Hillscourt Education Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Rose Hill
                                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                         Rendal
     NASUWT                                                                                                                                                                   The largest union representing teachers throughout the UK in all            Birmingham
                                                                                                                                    Professional Development
52   (National Association of Schoolmasters/Union Collective                        Resources / Consultancy                                             sectors from early years to further education. Provides advice and          B45 8RS
                                                                                                                                    Teaching and Learning                     support to their members.
     of Women Teachers)                                                                                                             Contractual Negotiations                                                                                              Tel. 0121 453 6150
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fax: 0121 457 6208

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          50 Broadfield Road
                                                                                                                                                                              NATE currently has over 3,000 members and provides a range of
     NATE                                                                                                                                                                     teaching and Continued Professional Development (CPD) resources
                                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                         South Yorkshire
                                                                                                          Resource / Courses /                                                and publications for its members. NATE also has a series of
53   (Natonal Association for the Teaching of     Private                                                    Teaching English in Schools
                                                                                                                                                                              committees and working parties which address current concerns and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          S8 OXJ
                                                                                                          Consultancy / Network     Continued Professional Development
     English)                                                                                                                                                                 disseminate knowledge, alongside a consultancy division who provide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tel. 0114 255 5419
                                                                                                                                                                              tailored English teaching and CPD advice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fax. 0114 255 5296

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          National Association of Teachers of Religious Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1020 Bristol Road
                                                                                                                                                                              NATRE, with over 2,500 members, is a leading subject teacher                Selly Oak
     NATRE                                                                                                                          Curricular and Non Curricular             association for RE professionals. NATRE provide a range of services         Birmingham
                                                                                                          Resource / Courses /
54   (The National Association for Teachers of    Private                                                   Teaching Religious Education in Schools   including publishing its professional journal, providing the latest         B29 6LB
                                                                                                          Network                   Continued Professional Development        subject news updates and delivering a selection of courses for its
     Religious Education)
                                                                                                                                                                              members.                                                                    Tel. 0121 472 4242

                                                                                                                                                                              NCSL is a government-funded non-departmental public body whose
                                                                                                                                                                              core business is to serve the needs of existing and future leaders.
                                                                                                                                                                              They offer a range of leadership programmes tailored to reflect the
                                                                                                                                                                              needs of different school leaders in different contexts and at each
                                                                                                                                                                              stage of their careers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Triumph Road
                                                                                                                                                                              These include Middle Leaders, Aspiring Leaders, New Headteachers,
     NCSL                                                                                                                           Non Curricular                                                                                              NG8 1DH
55                                                HE Institute                          Courses                                                             Experienced Headteachers, School Business Managers, Team
     (National College for School Leadership)                                                                                       Leadership Development                    Programmes, Every child matters and Standards Programme.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tel. 0845 6090009
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fax: 0115 8722001
                                                                                                                                                                              NCSL also provides advice on curriculum reform; financial
                                                                                                                                                                              management in schools; personalised learning; primary leadership;
                                                                                                                                                                              safer recruitment; succession planning; sustainability; Building
                                                                                                                                                                              Schools for the Future / Primary Capital Programme.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          National Drama
                                                                                                                                                                              National Drama is the UK's leading professional association of drama        21 Priory Road
                                                                                                                                                                              educators. National Drama supports the development of all drama             Chessington
                                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular             practitioners and promotes drama as a key element of the curriculum.        Surrey
     ND                                                                                                   Resource / Courses /
56                                                Private                                            Teaching Drama in Schools                 For their members they provide a selection of information and               KT9 1EF
     (National Drama)                                                                                     Network                   Continued Professional Development        resources, free telephone and email advice and support from
                                                                                                                                                                              appropriate specialists and run a series of regional and national           Tel.
                                                                                                                                                                              conferences.                                                                Fax.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1st Floor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     International House
                                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non-Curricular             The National Education Trust is an independent foundation dedicated 1 St Katharine's Way
     NET                                                                                                                            School Self-Inspection                    to improving the quality of education nationwide. They provide a range London
57                                                Private   Courses / Resources       School and Governance                     of resources, personalised training programmes and tailored advisory E1W 1TW
     (National Education Trust)
                                                                                                                                    Nurturing School Improvement              services for headteachers, teachers and governors.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tel. 0207 702 0707

                                                                                                                                                                              NFER's research and evaluation services provide high quality,               The Mere
                                                                                                                                                                              independent research in all areas of education and training. The            Upton Park
     NFER                                                                                                                           Curricular and Non-Curricular             foundation offers a range of free information services for to the public,   Slough
                                                                                                                                    Research and Evaluation                   researchers, students, policy makers (including councillors) and local      Berks
58   (National Foundation for Educational         Private                           Resources / Network       Information Services                      authority staff. They also have various forums and online surveys           SL1 2DQ
     Research)                                                                                                                      Forums for School Staff                   designed to gather the views and opinions of teachers about topical
                                                                                                                                                                              issues, which in turn feed into their research and evaluations              Tel. 01753 574123
                                                                                                                                                                              services.                                                                   Fax: 01753 691632
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Gatehouse
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Corsham Court
                                                                                                                                                                         The National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD) is a         Corsham
     NSEAD                                                                                                            Curricular and Non Curricular                      professional association and an independent trade union. They             Wiltshire
                                                                                              Resource / Courses /
59   (The National Association for Education in Art Private                                           Teaching Art and Design in Schools                 provide a range of information, publications, teaching resources,         England
                                                                                              Network                 Continued Professional Development                 professional development advice and courses, alongside insurance          SN13 0BZ
     and Design)
                                                                                                                                                                         cover against theft of personal effects at work for their members.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. 01249 714 825
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax. 01249 716 138

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Hamilton House
                                                                                                                      Curricular and Non-Curricular                                                                                                Mabledon Place
     NUT                                                                                      Resources / Courses /   Professional Development                           The NUT training programme offers a wide selection of residential
60                                                 Union                                                                                        training courses for NUT members and representatives.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   WC1H 9BD
     (National Union of Teachers)                                                             Consultancy             Teaching and Learning Support
                                                                                                                      Employment Issues                                                                                                            Tel. 020 7388 6191
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax: 020 7387 8458
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   E-mail: Online Contact Form

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Royal Excange Buildings
                                                                                                                                                                         Ofsted inspects and regulates the care of children and young people,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   St Ann's Square
                                                                                                                                                                         and in education and skills for learners of all ages. The website
                                                                                                                      Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                                Manchester
     Ofsted                                                                                                                                                              provides information upon how they regulate and the inspection
61                                                 Public               Resources               Inspection Information
                                                                                                                                                                         process including inspection resources; the latest guidance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   M2 7LA
     (Office for Standards in Education)                                                                              Best Practice Publications                         documents on good practice; copies of all published reports and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. 08456 404045
                                                                                                                                                                         range of educational publications and research documents.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Partnership Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cranfield Innovation Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   University Way
                                                                                                                      Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                                Cranfield Technology Park
                                                                                                                                                                         Partnership Education has a team of consultants and experienced
                                                                                                                      ICT Support                                                                                                                  Cranfield
                                                                                                                                                                         school leaders as associate consultants, covering all phases of
62   Partnership Education                         Private   Consultancy             ICT Audits and Reviews
                                                                                                                                                                         Education. They particularly focus on supporting ICT, change
                                                                                                                      Change Management                                                                                                            MK43 0BT
                                                                                                                                                                         management and Transforming Learning and Teaching.
                                                                                                                      Learning and Teaching
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. 01234 436156
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax: 01234 436149

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The PSHE Association
                                                                                                                                                                         The PSHE Association is working with CfBT education trust and             8 Wakley Street
     PSHE Association                                                                                                 Curricular and Non Curricular                      ASPECT (Association of Professionals in Education and Children's          London
                                                                                                                      Teaching Personal Social Health Education (PHSE)   Trusts) to deliver subject-specific support to schools and advisers for   EC1V 7QE
63   (Personal Social Health Education             Private     Resource / Courses                                                         PSHE education in the new secondary curriculum. They provide a
                                                                                                                      in Schools
     Association)                                                                                                     Continued Professional Development                 selection of teaching resources, alongside Continued Professional         Tel. 020 7843 1916
                                                                                                                                                                         Development (CPD) activities / courses for their members.                 Fax. 020 7278 9512

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pavilion House
                                                                                                                                                                         UK branch of Pyramid Educational Consultants (parent organisation         6 Old Steine
                                                                                                                                                                         established in US). Provides services that focus on the design of         Brighton
                                                                                                                      Curricular and Non Curricular
64   Pyramid Educational Consultants               Private                 Courses / Consultancy   Special Educational Needs
                                                                                                                                                                         effective educational environments through high quality training,         BN1 1EJ
                                                                                                                                                                         consultation and support for parents, carers and professionals
                                                                                                                                                                         involved with students with communication difficulties.                   Tel. 01273 609556

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Friars House
                                                                                                                                                                         The QIA is primarily focused upon developing innovation and               Manor House Drive
                                                                                                                      Curricular and Non-Curricular                      excellence in the Further Education and skills sector (post 16), but      Coventry
     QIA                                                                                                              Post 16 Education Support                          also supports the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust to develop       CV1 2TE
65                                                 Private          Courses / Consultancy   Tailored Improvement Services                      programmes for teachers and trainers to support the 14-19
     (Quality Improvement Agency)
                                                                                                                      High Quality Managers Programme                    curriculum reforms. They provide a range of information and               Tel. 0870 211 3434
                                                                                                                                                                         consultancy services for schools.                                         Fax: 0870 162 0633

                                                                                                                                                                         QCA are a public body, sponsored by the DCSF, who maintain and            83 Piccadilly
                                                                                                                      Curricular                                         develop the national curriculum and associated assessments, tests         London
                                                                                                                      National Curriculum                                and examinations. QCA consults with a wide range of stakeholders          W1J 8QA
66   Qualifications and Curriculum Authority       Public                  Resources               National Assessments                               across all spheres of education as it develops the curriculum,
                                                                                                                      Tests and Examinations                             assessments, qualifications and examinations. The website includes        Tel. 020 7509 5556
                                                                                                                                                                         various factsheets and useful links (very comprehensive).                 Fax: 020 7509 6666
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Royal Society of Chemistry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Burlington House
                                                                                                                                                                                          The RSC is the largest non-government supporter of chemistry
                                                                                                                                                                                          education in the UK; supporting the teaching of chemistry within the
                                                                                                                                                   Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                     London
     RCS                                                                                                                   Resource / Courses /                                           primary, secondary and post-16 phases. They produce a wide range
67                                                   Private                                                                      Teaching Chemistry in Schools          of free resources for teachers, lecturers and students, deliver training
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     W1J 0BA
     (Royal Society of Chemistry)                                                                                          Network                 Continued Professional Development     and CPD courses, maintain professional registers and contribute to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tel. 020 7440 3344
                                                                                                                                                                                          education policy debates.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fax. 020 7287 9825
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     E-mail: Online Contact Forms

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Safety Box
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PO Box 56874
                                                                                                                                                                                          Services inlcude: student and teacher safety; conflict resolution       London
                                                                                                                                                   Curricular                             advice, anti bullying, gun awareness. Offer tailor made programs        N13 5YL
68   Safety Box                                      Private                                     Courses                 Citizenship / PHSE support             specifically designed to fit into your school and can be used as a part
                                                                                                                                                                                          of Citizenship / PSHE curriculum.                                       Tel. 0207 2296572
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  E-mail: Online Contact Form

                                                                                                                                                                                          Supports workforce development in schools through the development          The Hucclecote Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                          and administration of training opportunities and resources across the      Churchdown Lane
                                                                                                                                                   Curricular and Non Curricular          county. The site provides professional development, leadership and         Gloucester
     School Workforce Development CPD
69                                                   Public                    Courses / Consultancy   Professional Development               management, teaching and learning support resources. Courses               GL3 3QN
     (Gloucestershire County Council)                                                                                                              Teaching and Learning Support          delivered through the professional development consultancy cover
                                                                                                                                                                                          leadership and management, teaching and learning, support staff and        Tel. 01452 427470
                                                                                                                                                                                          NQTS.                                                                      Fax:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Education Team
                                                                                                                                                                                          SchoolNet is a collection of services that has been set up by Easynet      Lees House
                                                                                                                                                                                          Ltd to allow schools to offer pupils hands on experience of Internet       21-23 Dyke Road
                                                                                                                                                   Curricular and Non-Curricular
                                                                                                                                                                                          technology in a group learning environment. Alongside providing a          Brighton
70   SchoolNet                                       Public                                     Resources               Online Resources Directory
                                                                                                                                                                                          wealth of resources, schools have unlimited space to publish their         BN1 3FE
                                                                                                                                                   Free Web Hosting Service for Schools   own publicity and information on the site, enabling them to use the
                                                                                                                                                                                          Internet to communicate with current and future parents and pupils.        Tel. 0800 053 3500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fax: 0845 333 5001

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     47 Ryeworth Rd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Charlton Kings
                                                                                                                                                   Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                     Cheltenham
                                                                                                                                                                                          Provides a range of education and training consultancy; delivering
                                                                                                                                                   Curriculum Development                 information, advice and guidance to students; Specialist School
71   Semita Associates Ltd                           Private                                Courses                                                        Status applications; writing information, advice and guidance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     GL52 6LG
                                                                                                                                                   Progression to Higher Education
                                                                                                                                                   Special School Status                  materials; research projects; staff development.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tel. 01242 256 555

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Institute of Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     University of London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     20 Bedford Way
     SENJIT                                                                                                                                                                               SENJIT is a partnership between the Institute of Education and local
                                                                                                                                                   Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                     London
                                                                                                                           Resources / Courses /                                          education authorities that provides short courses, support groups,
72   (Special Education Needs Joint Initiative for   Public                           Special Education Needs
                                                                                                                                                                                          local training and consultancy for teachers and other professionals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     WC1H 0AL
                                                                                                                           Consultancy             Behavioural Managemnet
     Training)                                                                                                                                                                            working on inclusion and special educational needs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tel. 0207 6126 305
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Fax. 020 7612 6126

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Serco House
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               16 Bartley Wood Business Park
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bartley Way
                                                                                                                                                                                          Providers of school-oriented software. Their team of specialist
                                                                                                                                                                                          education consultants have a wealth of experience and include Ofsted
                                                                                                                                                   Non Curricular                                                                                              Hampshire
73   Serco                                           Private                                    Consultancy             School Orientated Software
                                                                                                                                                                                          inspectors, former headteachers and senior LA managers allowing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               RG27 9UY
                                                                                                                                                                                          them to develop software for schools that is informed by, and
                                                                                                                                                                                          designed to answer, real school needs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tel. 01332 660060
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fax: 01256 744111

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SMA Registered Office
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     71 Margaret Road
                                                                                                                                                                                          The Schools Music Association is a national association for music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     New Barnet
                                                                                                                                                                                          teachers. They publish a termly bulletin which includes reviews of
                                                                                                                                                   Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                     Herts
     SMA                                                                                                                   Resource / Courses /                                           events, new resources and special offers; promote the importance of
74                                                   Private                                                          Teaching Music in Schools              music in education; and they host courses, conferences and music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     EN4 9NT
     (The School Music Association)                                                                                        Network                 Continued Professional Development     events which act as essential networking opportunities for music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tel. 020 8440 6919
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     E-mail: Online contact form

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SEC Administrator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Floor 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Amphenol Business Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Thanet Way
                                                                                                                                                                                          The website lists the contact details of a range of education focused Whitstable
75   Society of Education Consultants                Collective                                           Consultancy             Curricular and Non Curricular          consultants who work as individuals, in partnerships, or in association Kent
                                                                                                                                                                                          with larger consultancies or organisations.                             CT5 3JF

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tel. 0845 345 7932
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Specialist Schools and Academics Trust
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  16th Floor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Millbank Tower
                                                                                                                                                         The trust works to give practical support to the transformation of       21-24 Millbank
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular        secondary education in England, by building and enabling a world-        London
76   Specialist Schools and Academies Trust   Collective   Consultancy / Network                                        class network of innovative, high performing secondary schools in        SW1P 4QP
                                                                                                                    Specialist School Status
                                                                                                                                                         partnership with business and the wider community.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tel. 020 7802 2300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fax: 020 7802 2345

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sport England South West
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ashlands House
                                                                                                                                                         Sport England is the government agency responsible for developing a Crewkerne
                                                                                                                                                         world-class community sports system. The website provides           Somerset
77   Sport England                            Public           Resources               Sport in the Community Support
                                                                                                                                                         information on regional Initiatives, including access to funding to TA18 7LQ
                                                                                                                                                         support sporting initiatives with schools.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Tel. 01460 73491
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Fax: 01460 77263

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Teacher Net
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sanctuary Buildings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Great Smith Street
                                                                                                                                                         Offers a plethora of information and resources on teaching and
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                 London
                                                                                                                                                         learning, whole-school issues, management, professional
78   Teacher Net                              Public          Resources               Resource Portal
                                                                                                                                                         development and research. Also includes web links to a whole host of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SW1P 3BT
                                                                                                                    National Strategies                  school services, see 'useful links'.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tel. 0870 000 2288

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Teacher Support Network
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Suite G
                                                                                                                                                         The Teacher Support Network consists of a group of independent           Maples Business Centre
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular        charities and social enterprises. They provide practical and emotional   144 Liverpool Road
                                                                                                                    24/7 Phone Support Service           support to staff in the education sector and their families. Services    London
79   Teacher Support Network                  Charity        Resources               Online Coaching Service              include 24/7 phone support from a team of specialist advisers and        N1 1LA
                                                                                                                    Info Centres                         counselors, alongside various training and development workshops
                                                                                                                                                         and publications.                                                        Tel. 08000 562 561
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  E-mail: Online Contact Form

                                                                                                                                                         Teachers TV is operated by an independent media consortium,
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non-Curricular        Education Digital, supported by the DCSF. Teachers TV provides           Online Resource
80   Teachers TV                              Private                Resources                                                    links to thousands of education programmes, for all key stages, on       E-mail: Online Contact Form
                                                                                                                    Visual Teaching Resources
                                                                                                                                                         TV and online.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Red Lion House
                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non-Curricular                                                                               9-10 High Street
                                                                                                                                                         The Centre for Education & Finance Management assist schools on High Wycombe
                                                                                                                    Personnel Support
                                                                                                                                                         financial, educational, personnel and legal matters. They provide core HP11 2AZ
81   The Centre for Educational Management    Private                 Courses / Consultancy   Financial Support Services
                                                                                                                                                         personnel services, a range of financial support packages, tailored
                                                                                                                    Self Evaluation and Inspection       consultancy and a range of course.                                     Tel. 01494 459 183
                                                                                                                    Governor Support                                                                                            Fax:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  35 Berkeley Square
                                                                                                                                                         The department primarily provides education courses, namely              Bristol
                                                                                                                                                         PGCE’s and masters degrees (full-time and part-time), however the        BS8 1JA
     The Graduate School of Education                                                                               Curricular and Non Curricular
82                                            HE Institute    Resources / Courses                                          departmental library has a wealth of literature and teaching resources
     (University of Bristol)                                                                                        Teaching and Professional Practice   that can be accessed by registration. The website also offers some       Tel. 0117 331 4492
                                                                                                                                                         useful resources and publications for teachers.                          Fax:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The Training Space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Market Street Chambers
                                                                                                                    Curricular                           Services include: assessing pupil progress; improving standards in       28 Market Street
                                                                                                                                                         writing; auditing learning and teaching and best next steps; providing   Kettering
                                                                                                                    Assessing Pupil Progress
83   The Training Space                       Private     Courses / Consultancy   Auditing Learning and Teaching
                                                                                                                                                         demonstration lessons to cover all key areas; setting whole school       NN16 0AH
                                                                                                                                                         targets and basic competencies for pupils that are realistic and
                                                                                                                    Demonstration Lessons                meaningful.                                                              Tel. 01536 410078

                                                                                                                    Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                  151 Buckingham Palace Road
                                                                                                                    Leadership Development               The Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA) is the              London
     Training and Development Agency for                                                                            School Management                    national agency and recognised sector body responsible for the            SW1W 9SZ
84                                            Public                 Courses / Resources                                          training and development of the school workforce. TDA provides a
     Schools                                                                                                        Training and Development
                                                                                                                    Special Educational Needs            plethora of information, resources and useful links for all school staff. Tel. 0845 6000 991
                                                                                                                                                                          Provides support for school improvement and inclusion and special
                                                                                                                            Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                          87-91 Newman Street
                                                                                                                                                                          and educational needs; school inspections on behalf of Ofsted; skills
                                                                                                                            School Improvement                            for life support; strategic, organisational, financial, curriculum and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   W1T 3EY
85   Tribal                               Private                    Consultancy               Curriculum Development                        learning development; strategic benchmarking; IT and software
                                                                                                                            Recruitment                                   solutions; sector-specific continuous professional development;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. 0207 3237110
                                                                                                                            Project Management                            interim management; resourcing and recruitment solutions for senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax: 0207 3237111
                                                                                                                                                                          posts; communications; project management.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Innovation Suite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Old Barn, Walkers Farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   White Roding
                                                                                                                            Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                          Dunmow
                                                                                                                                                                          Programmes including student centred workshops, bespoke
                                                                                                                            Professional Development                                                                                               Essex
86   Twenty Twenty Learning               Private                    Courses / Consultancy     Student Workshops
                                                                                                                                                                          programmes for your teams, interim management for specialist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CM6 1RX
                                                                                                                                                                          projects or individual coaching.
                                                                                                                            Interim Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. 01279 877955
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax: 01245 352020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2 St James Court
                                                                                                                            Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                          Friar Gate
                                                                                                                                                                          Voice is the union for education professionals. Provides advice and
                                                                                                                            Professional Development                      support to their members on disciplinary and competence issues,
87   Voice the Union                      Collective                 Resources / Consultancy                                                 contractual negotiations, assaults, false allegations, discrimination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   DE1 1BT
                                                                                                                            Contractual Negotiations                      and unfair dismissal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. 01332 378008
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fax: 01332 290 310

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   VT Four S
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bay Tree Avenue
                                                                                                                                                                          Provide a wide range of consultancy services, training, advice and
                                                                                                                            Curricular and Non Curricular                                                                                          Kingston Road
                                                                                                                                                                          outsourced managed services for schools, governors and local
                                                                                                                            Curriculum Support                            authorities from early years schooling to 14-19. Services include,
88   VT Four S                            Private                        Courses / Consultancy     Finance Management                            governance consultancy, finance management, curriculum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   KT22 7UE

                                                                                                                            Governance Consultancy                        consultancy, 14-19 Education, inclusion, SEN, national strategies,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel. 0800 073 4444
                                                                                                                                                                          extended services.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Westminster Institute of Education
                                                                                                                            Curricular and Non Curricular                 The Westminster Institute's Consultancy and Development Unit             Harcourt Hill Campus
                                                                                                                                                                          draws on its specialist University Staff and Associates to meet the      Oxford
                                                                                                                            Leadership and Management Development
     Westminster Institute of Education                                                                                                                                   development and training needs of the school and FE sectors. The         OX2 9AT
89                                        HE Institute      Courses / Consultancy     Creativity and Creative Learning              unit offers support and Advice to Local Authorities, schools, colleges
     (Oxford Brookes University)                                                                                            Coaching and Mentoring                        and other educational organisations and government bodies through a      Tel. 01865 488600
                                                                                                                            Curriculum Development                        range of services.                                                       Fax:

                                                                                                                                                                          The Wired for Health series of websites provide information relating to
                                                                                                                                                                          the health of children and young people, parents, teachers and health
                                                                                                                            Non Curricular
                                                                                                                       and education professionals; disseminates information about the         Online Resource
90   Wired for Health                     Public                                                   Resources                Personal, Social & Health Education           National Healthy School Standard and support healthy schools            E-mail: Online Contact Form
                                                         38                                                                 Healthy Eating                                programme co-coordinators; provide information about national
                                                                                                                                                                          policies and initiatives relating to young people's health.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Young Gifted & Talented
                                                                                                                                                                          YG&T is a national programme, funded and supported by the DCSF,          CfBT Education Trust
                                                                                                                                                                          dedicated to providing opportunities within and beyond the classroom     60 Queens Road
                                                                                                                            Curricular and Non Curricular                 for gifted and talented children from 4 to 19. The website provides      Reading
91                                        Public                      Resources / Network       Young Gifted & Talented Teaching & Learning   leaning resources for YG&T learners, teaching resources for              RG1 4BS
     (Young Gifted and Talented)                                                                                            Creative Curricular Design                    teachers, information for parents of YG&T learners and a range of
                                                                                                                                                                          information and best practice guides for school teachers / governors     Tel. 0845 602 1732.
                                                                                                                                                                          who want to access the programme.                                        Fax. 0118 902 1430

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Young Minds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 48-50 St John Street
                                                                                                                                                                          Young Minds is a national charity committed to improving the mental London
                                                                                                                            Non Curricular
                                                                                                                                                                          health of all children and young people under 25. They provide advice, EC1M 4DG
92   Young Minds                          Charity                    Courses / Resources       Emotional Health & Wellbeing                  training, campaigning and various publications, for children, young
                                                                                                                            Mental Health Support                         people, parents and teachers.                                          Tel. 020 7336 8445
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Fax: 020 7336 8446
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 E-mail: Online Contact Form

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however every effort has been made to ensure that the information included is correct as of November 2008. Linked sites are not under
the control of Gloucestershire County Council, nor are we responsible for the content or reliability of any linked external internet sites.
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    Directory of Education Consultancies, Training and Resources
                        Category                    Definition                             Services                     Definition
                        Private                     Privately owned company                    Consultancy              Expert or professional advice
                        Public                      Public organisation (e.g. local authority) Courses                  Structured training programmes
                        Charity                     Registered charity                         Resources                Advice, publications, case studies etc.
                        Collective                  Membership based organisation (e.g union)  Recruitment              Human resources support
                        HE Institution              Higher Education Institution (e.g          Network                  Access to seek guidance from other members

              Company                    Category                Company Website                             Services                      Core Offerings                           Further Description                                 Contact Details

                                                                                                                                                                     Professional development opportunities which include   The Hucclecote Centre
                                                                                                                        Curricular and Non Curricular                NQT induction programmes, training courses to          Churchdown Lane
                                                                                                                        Resource Portal                              develop classroom practice, leadership programmes      Hucclecote
1   Adfecto             Private                                Courses / Consultancy        School Management                            for aspiring / established school leaders, access to   Gloucester
                                                                                                                        Professional Development                     master's level accreditation for CPD and access to     GL3 3QN
                                                                                                                                                                     national programmes such as the NCSL Bursar
                                                                                                                                                                     Development programme.                                 Tel. 01452 425457

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