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

“Attendees praised you to a person for the direct, frank and clear message given.  You created a virtual hornets nest of activity, which was exactly what we needed”.  Director of Quality South East College of FE”

| Director of Quality South East 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