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How should schools set targets?

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Last updated on 31 January 2017
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How should schools approach target setting? This article outlines guidance from the DfE and local authorities on setting appropriate targets for your school. One of our associate experts provides suggestions based on his experience of setting targets within the corporate sector.

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  1. 1 No longer a requirement to set performance targets
  2. 2 DfE's guidance on setting appropriate targets for your school
  3. 3 Setting pupil targets: LA guidance
  4. 4 Setting strategic targets: advice from the corporate sector
  5. 5 Questions for governors to ask when discussing targets

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