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Cabinet Member for Education and Lifelong Learning

Description

· 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 developments in youth services and engaging young people in the life of the community e.g. Youth Parliament and Young Inspectors

· Leading on preparing young people for transition into adulthood, 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.

 

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