• The Award for Impact through Partnership
  • The Derby Teaching Schools Alliance
  • 2020
  • Derby, Derbyshire

Derby Teaching Schools Alliance (DTSA) is a not-for-profit Charitable Incorporated Organisation in Derby City, working with education providers across the East Midlands region. With a small staff team, DTSA has 70 Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) who offer school-to-school improvement support and collaboration that contributes to ‘raising the bar and closing the gap’ in achievement for all children.

DTSA works with over 500 schools in Derby/shire and neighbouring counties, and offers Primary and Secondary School Direct Initial Teacher Education (ITE) with the University of Derby, Derby/shire and Nottingham/shire STEM Science Learning Partnership (SLP), and the STEM Club Champions Award for the Midlands and Derby/shire Governance Partnership (DGP). The organisation partners with Inspiring Leaders to provide teachers across the area access to the suite of National Professional Qualifications (NPQs).