Education Professionals

If you work in an educational setting or support an educational function in Cornwall, you’re in the right place. Here you can learn more about how we are progressing towards achieving the Education Strategy for Cornwall priorities.

It is our role as the local authority to lead by example and promote the vision that every individual matters equally and should be encouraged to aim high and achieve their very best. For us, achieving the national average is not enough and we aspire to offer our children and young people in Cornwall some of the very best educational opportunities available locally, nationally and globally in order to enhance their future life chances.

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We will promote education for all children, and excellence in teaching and learning. We will achieve this through working together with a wide range of partners.

Our partners include the South West Regional Schools’ Commissioner; the South West Ofsted Director and senior HMIs (Her Majesty’s Inspectors); representatives of the Department for Education; leaders of all our educational settings (from early years to higher skills and employment) whether they be, for example, private, voluntary or independent sector, Maintained Schools, Academies, Multi-Academy Trusts, Further Education/Tertiary Colleges or Teaching Schools Alliances.