The International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) is a global community collaborating for enhanced quality, equity, and excellence in education, related to school effectiveness and improvement. ICSEI’s members come from more than 50 countries and represent the continents of the world.

Professor Chris Chapman, Director of Policy Scotland, holds the presidency of ICSEI from March 2021 to March 2022.

Policy Scotland is supporting two specific ICSEI projects:

Crisis Response in Education Network – An ICSEI network focusing on how educational systems respond to significant crises and how the crises impact on education systems, learning, health and wellbeing of practitioners, children, young people and their families.

ICSEI – Voices from the field – Reports of international responses to COVID-19 are published on the Policy Scotland website as the ICSEI – Voices from the field series.

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Winner of the ICSEI/JPCC Innovation Award 2021 announced

The International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) and the Journal of Professional Capital and Community (JPCC) have announced the winner of the 2021 Innovation Award. Paul Campbell (ESF Sha Tin Junior School, Hong Kong and the University of Glasgow, UK) received the award for the study Reconceptualising Collaboration in the context of Crisis Response and…

Empowerment, equity and excellence: Where next for Scottish education?

This conference and workshop aims to stimulate participants to reflect on the emerging empowerment agenda within Scottish education. It is the inaugural International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Professional Learning Conference, and co-hosted by University of Glasgow’s School of Education and Policy Scotland.