Alliance of Leading Learning


Our vision is to embrace the school led system to provide gold standard professional learning for those new to teaching, for schools requiring support and for the exemplary educational leaders of the future – ensuring life changing impact on children and young people.

Our core values:
Excellence – striving always for mastery and personal success
Integrity – consistently acting with honesty, compassion and respect
Empathy – embracing and supporting the uniqueness of every individual
Creativity – inspiring and challenging through invention, experimentation and exploration
Equality – ensuring fair opportunity for all




Our remit is to focus our work on six key areas, known as the Big 6:

  • Initial Teacher Training
  • School to School Support
  • Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Research and Development
  • Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs)
  • Succession Planning and Talent Management

The Alliance of Leading Learning prioritises:

  • co-ordinating and delivering high quality school-based initial teacher training (ITT)
  • Providing high quality school-to-school support to spread excellent practice, particularly to schools that need it most
  • Providing evidence-based professional and leadership development for all in our learning community across our focused areas – the West Midlands and the North West and also nationally and internationally.