School partnerships

The Institute of Education works in strong partnerships with individual schools, clusters of schools and Teaching School Alliances to support  improved outcomes for your colleagues, children and young people.  All our partnership work with schools is underpinned by our world class research

IOE School Partnerships Awards

For details of the designation criteria download: IOE School Partnerships Awards leaflet (pdf, 0.2mb)

These awards recognise particular schools as Principal Partners and Specialist Partners working with the IOE in:

Initial Teacher Education

Professional and leadership development

Research and development

We will designate a named school which meets criteria in terms of partnership with the IOE.   

IOE Specialist Partner testimonials

"In partnership with the IOE we have designed our City Excellence approach to ITE and professional development for our mentors. Our collaborative research agenda supports a focus on our inclusive community." Vanessa Ogden, Headteacher, Mulberry High School for Girls

"School Direct and PGCE places support for our middle leaders have been at the core of our partnership with the IOE this year.  Now we are looking to offer accreditation opportunities for our professional development programmes." Mark Siswick, Headteacher, Chesterton Primary School

We are delighted to be working with the IOE to co construct research and development across our schools.  Together we are shaping the vision for our alliance and how we will evaluate the impact we will achieve." Sue Snowdon, Executive Headteacher of the North East London Teaching School Alliance (NELTA)