About esis

Support and development activities delivered by ESIS include:

  • Developmental quality review of teaching, learning and assessment by curriculum area or provision type
  • Analysis of performance data with specific recommendations for improvement
  • Analysis and action of user views: learners, parents/carers, employers, local partners and other stakeholders to establish community reputation and confidence levels
  • Scrutiny of learner’s work and assessment feedback
  • External validation of self-assessment reports and quality improvement plans
  • Preparations for audit and inspection readiness
  • Curriculum planning optimisation
  • Responding to government reforms:
    • English and mathematics funding conditionality; policy to best practice
    • Apprenticeship levies, standards and end-point assessment
    • Effectiveness of embedding equality and diversity, safeguarding, fundamental British values and the Prevent agenda into the curriculum
  • Harnessing technology to enhance learning
  • Governance roles and accountabilities.

ESIS also provides skilled ‘true-fit’ interim managers; personally selected and matched to organisational needs.

“The Improvement Adviser was excellent in terms of her knowledge, style and engagement.  Great session”

| Vice Principal, Lincolnshire College

“We found the ESIS team to be very effective ……. on each occasion, we have been more than satisfied with the service and level of support”

| Vice Principal, Cheshire College

“I’m glad ESIS saw the impact of their work when they returned – thanks for their astute observations”

| Vice Principal, North West FE College