Big Education is about a big ambition. To bring together the energy and spirit of schools, teachers and communities to deliver a bigger and bolder vision of what education can be about. They believe that we need to educate the whole child – head, heart and hand, and, if we do that with innovation and rigour, then young people will be equipped to make a difference to the world. Big Education’s mission is to:
- Create great schools. Building schools that exemplify new models and methods of schooling and give all children, particularly those from the most deprived backgrounds, the greatest chance of success.
- Develop innovative programmes. To have a wider impact on the system, Big Education develops and incubates innovative programmes such as their flagship oracy programme Voice 21, which is already working with several hundred schools all over the country.
- Build a wider movement. Building on the energies, expertise and imagination of brilliant teachers, Big Education aims to be a catalyst for some fresh thinking in education.