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Policies, Processes & Protocols

Leading Learning Forward TSA has a number of key policies, processes and protocols which impact on the delivery of events and the conduct of TSA business. They are:

Code of Conduct & Practice

The Leading Learning Forward TSA has a set of key values and principles and values which underpin its work. Everyone who works on behalf of or within the remit of this TSA must agree to adhere to the following key principles:

  • To be outward facing, working with honesty, trust and a shared moral purpose to get the best possible outcomes for all of our children and young people;
  • To recognise, aspire to, celebrate and achieve excellence for all of its members;
  • To be self-improving, with its focus on improving outcomes for all stakeholders that achieves excellent value;
  • To be committed to delivering the most effective CPD and leadership development that has the most impact on classroom practice and progress of students;
  • To contribute to the creation of a local, regional and national model of excellence which is innovative and impacts positively on educational landscape;
  • To be rigorously focused on quality assurance standards and progress.

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Policies, Processes & Protocols

The full list of policies, processes and protocols appears below:

No. Protocol Title Date Review 
1 Academic Misconduct Policy (NPQ Final Assessment) 1.7.18 July 2019
2 Action Group Meetings 1.8.18 July 2019
3 Alliance Partnership Meetings 1.8.18 July 2019
4 Applying to Join the TSA 1.8.18 July 2019
5 Attendance at Meetings and Events 1.8.18 July 2019
6 Audit of Financial Accounts 1.8.18 July 2019
7 Charging for Events 1.8.18 July 2019
7 Code of Conduct & Practice - Roles & Responsibilities 1.8.18 July 2019
8 Communications 1.8.18 July 2019
9 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) 1.8.18 July 2019
10 Creation of Presentations and Resources 1.8.18 July 2019
11 Dealing with Complaints 1.8.18 July 2019
12 Deployment and Contracts 1.8.18 July 2019
13 Equal Opportunities 1.8.18 July 2019
14 Evaluating Progress and Delivery 1.8.18 July 2019
15 Financial (Day-to-Day) Management 1.8.18 July 2019
16 Governance 1.8.18 July 2019
17 Health & Safety Risk Assessments 1.8.18 July 2019
18 Induction of New TSA Members 1.8.18 July 2019
19 Initial Teacher Training (ITT) 1.8.18 July 2019
20 Information & Data Management 1.8.18 July 2019
21 Leadership Development 1.8.18 July 2019
22 Leadership Support 1.8.18 July 2019
23 Monitoring Progress and Delivery 1.8.18 July 2019
24 Organisation of Events 1.8.18 July 2019
25 Professional Learning 1.8.18 July 2019
26 Professional Support 1.8.18 July 2019
27 Quality Assurance 1.8.18 July 2019
28 Research & Development 1.8.18 July 2019
29 Safeguarding 1.8.18 July 2019
30 School-to-School Support (S2S) 1.8.18 July 2019
31 Strategic Board Meetings 1.8.18 July 2019
32 System Leadership 1.8.18 July 2019
33 Training and Induction Support 1.8.18 July 2019
34 TSA Website Management 1.8.18 July 2019
35 Use of TSA Facilities 1.8.18 July 2019

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Charging Policy

The purpose of the TSA’s charging policy is to provide clear guidance to alliance partner organisations regarding the application of charges for consultancy, training, CPD and school-to-school support events which are run on behalf of and within the geographical remit of the Alliance.

The Strategic Board of Leading Learning Forward Teaching School Alliance led by St Hugh’s National Teaching School and North Lincolnshire Council in consultation with the Alliance Partnership  Group will agree and determine the charging policy for the Teaching School Alliance on an annual basis  and will review the policy, from time-to-time, as required.

The TSA Finance Officer,  in association with the Operational Leader/Manager,  is responsible for the day-to-day application of the policy.

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Safeguarding Policy

Leading Learning Forward Teaching School Alliance views the safety and welfare of all its children and workforce as of paramount importance. It takes seriously its responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of the children and young people in its care. The Teaching School recognises that effective child protection work requires sound procedures, good inter-agency co-operation and a workforce that is competent and confident in responding to child protection situations.

In Leading Learning Forward TSA all children have the right to be safeguarded from harm or exploitation whatever their:-

  • Race, religion, first language or ethnicity
  • Gender or sexuality
  • Age
  • Health or disability
  • Political or immigration status

We recognise our legal duty to safeguard all our children under Section 175 Education Act 2002. Our partner schools have in place safeguarding and child protection policies that have been agreed by the respective governing bodies and known to all staff.

Duty of Partner Organisations

Each partner organisation will ensure that the:

  • safety and well-being of children are paramount
  • children will be listened to
  • children will be respected
  • children will be understood within their own culture and racial origin
  • children feel secure and are valued
  • school has a range of adults that children can approach for help
  • staff recognise the signs and symptoms of suspected abuse
  • procedures and lines of communication are clear
  • school works closely with parents and other agencies
  • children at risk are monitored and supported
  • curriculum is used to raise children's awareness and build confidence
  • safeguarding (Child Protection) training is regularly updated for all staff

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Page updated: 4 September 2018