Welcome to the School Autonomy and Governance portal

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In general, European countries have increased the autonomy of schools. ESHA strongly believes that School Heads should be empowered to increase the quality of education at their schools. ESHA would like to know what the level of autonomy in your country. By sharing this information,
  • School leaders can learn from their colleagues how to organise their schools.
  • ESHA can compare and engage European and National policy makers with the aim to decrease administrative work load

Country reports

The UK: Autonomy of the school is very effective in delivering high quality education
UK schools cope with intense scrutiny

Autonomy and governance in Catalonia

How to manage schools in the UK

Comparing Secondary schools in The Netherlands

Scotland discussing school autonomy

European reports

ESHA position papers

ESHA governance and autonomy position paper

ESHA projects

ESHA is a proud partner in the European Policy Network of School Leadership
Please read about this project at our EC programs page

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