Changing the Narrative: A new conversation
between the citizen and the State

The relationship between state and citizen is changing more rapidly now than for a generation.
Expectations and obligations long familiar to the UK’s citizens, policy makers and service providers
are being reassessed; and the UK is far from being alone.

Bits and Pieces No:5

The fifth in a suite of occasional reports. The views expressed in this publication, although personal, have been
informed by the sessional discussions and thinking generated amongst the participants who attended the Staff
College Summer Think Tank ‘Towards excellence and equity for all: educational innovation in changing times’ on
23rd – 24th August 2016. The Think Tank was attended by 23 senior leaders in children’s services, from local
authorities across England.

Towards a Learning System: a new approach
to raising standards for all in Scottish schools

This publication proposes a whole systems approach to enhancing the leadership capacity across the
whole system from classroom to policy level as the means of achieving a lasting culture of school-led

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