Donaldson Readiness Workshop

Strategic support to prepare for the curriculum for Wales

What does 'Successful Futures' - the Donaldson Review - mean for you and your school? Join us on our highly recommended workshop and find out what you should be doing to prepare for the new curriculum for Wales.


Includes lessons to be learned from the implementation of the Curriculum for Excellence in Scotland based on Donaldson's recommendations to the Scottish Government.

Training Outcomes

  • Clear outline of what the Donaldson Review means for schools in Wales
  • List of implications for staff training and whole school planning
  • How whole school Literacy and Numeracy priorities can be enhanced through strategic introduction of the Digital Competence Framework
  • Step by step guide to implementing readiness strategies in line with both the current curriculum and the recommendations for the new curriculum
  • Action planning for the coming weeks and months

Overview of the day

  • 9:00 - 9:30am - Registration & coffee
  • 9:30 - 11:00am - Session 1 - What do we know already? Where are we going?
  • 11:00 - 11:20 am - Break
  • 11:20 - 1:00pm - Session 2 - Implications for staff and systems
  • 1:00 - 1:45pm - Lunch (provided)
  • 1:45 - 3pm - Session 3 - Using research & evidence based strategies / action planning

What people say about our Donaldson Readiness Workshop

"So much useful and practical information. Clear focus on practicalities and not theory was so refreshing. Excellent advice!" - Anna Parfitt - Assistant Headteacher, Cwmcarn High School


"Come to my school! I will be returning and looking to arrange opportunities for your support!" - Jacqui Rowe - Assistant Headteacher, St Julian's School

Donaldson Readiness Workshop

Tuesday, Feb. 14th 2017 at 9am-3pm

Liberty Stadium - Swansea FC, Swansea, United Kingdom

Landore, Wales

£225 per delegate - discounts available for multiple bookings


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Impact School Improvement Ltd

Who are we? - We are Finola & Jane, Literacy & Numeracy specialists, with 35+ years of teaching, training & leadership experience between us.

Can you trust us? - We have both worked for Welsh Government supporting schools & senior leaders across Wales. We have held senior leadership posts, delivered support to strategic education advisers, and published curriculum support guidance with Oxford University Publishing...but if you need to know more visit our website for testimonials from schools we've worked with.

Why should you attend our workshop? - Put simply, because we believe in impact. We do exactly what our name suggests. Our workshop keeps things simple and ensures school actions really work. Our focus is always on delivering measurable impact for pupils.