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Mark Emmerson
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Mark Emmerson

In this webinar Mark Emmerson, DfE behaviour adviser and CEO of the City of London Academies Trust, will discuss the importance of placing behaviour at the heart of the school improvement strategy, the essential role that senior leadership has to play and how schools can develop a culture of excellence that reflects their vision and values.

DfE behaviour adviser, CEO of the City of London Academies Trust, former headteacher & principal.

Mark Emmerson is a DfE behaviour adviser and the CEO of the City of London Academies Trust. He has also advised the schools, students and teachers network (SSAT) on curriculum design, pedagogy, leadership development, as well as writing a number of published papers on creative teaching, school leadership and raising attainment.

During his tenure as CEO of the City of London Academies, the City of London achieved the best average Progress 8 score of any sponsor in 2016. Furthermore, as the Sutton Trust report ‘Chain Effects 2016’ highlighted, they also delivered best outcomes of any academy chain for disadvantaged children in the country.

Mark has a significant and sustained track record of impact on the progress and attainment of students. The three schools he has led as Principal have all improved significantly and were recognised by Ofsted as exhibiting Outstanding leadership. Mark’s last school, The City Academy, Hackney, was rated as Outstanding twice and was ranked in the top six schools in the country for student progress in the country during his principalship.

Mark Emmerson's Webinars

Developing a Pupil-Focused Approach to Attendance Issues and Persistent Absence | Secondary

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 14 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, governors and teachers with advice and practical guidance on developing a whole school attendance strategy which prioritises pupils’ safety and wellbeing, aligned with the DfE’s Improving school attendance: advice for schools and local authorities.

Supporting Schools’ Response to the DfE Consultation on Behaviour Management Strategies, In-school Units and Managed Moves

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Webinar Duration: 45 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, DSLs, SENDCos, mental health leads, teaching and non-teaching staff with an insight into the DfE open consultation on managing good behaviour in schools and explain how they can contribute to the process.

Behaviour for Excellence: Policy and Practice in Behavioural Standards | Primary

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Webinar Duration: 45 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide governors, headteachers and senior school leaders with expert guidance and support in delivering whole-school improvement and stronger pupil outcomes through high expectation leadership and behaviour.