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Cabinet Member for Education and Lifelong Learning


·         Leading on education across the life span

·         Leading on the planning, development and management of the schools estate

·         Ensuring the highest standards in schools when they are inspected by Ofsted and at statutory points of assessment, and minimising the impact of austerity on educational outcomes

·         Championing equality of access and outcomes for all pupils including oversight of admissions

·         Leading on preparing young people for the world of work, training and further and higher education

·         Ensuring the best attendance by all pupils, reducing the need for exclusions and ensuring inclusive practice across all schools and settings

·         Oversight of DSG Safety Valve program (with the Lead Member for Finance and Corporate Services)

·         Governor training and support

·         Leading on apprenticeships and training.

·         Deliver high quality and sustainable adult learning in order to improve the social, economic, health and wellbeing of our residents

·         Joint responsibility for SEND support.


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