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What is the Balanced Scorecard for Schools?

The Balanced Scorecard for Schools (BSfS) is a survey-based school evaluation and improvement programme. It derives its significant analytic power from a comprehensive set of survey questions that is (i) derived from an extensive International Evidence Base and (ii) which explores the 5 key areas of a school’s performance:


Based on the survey findings, the programme delivers an individual school report that includes a rich data set, graphical representations, and an extensive set of Endorsements and Recommendations that are designed to support and inform school improvement strategies. It is a highly informative while also a very accessible report, designed to suit readers from a range of backgrounds.


A short introduction to the Balanced Scorecard for Schools




Join us at our upcoming webinar


Adjusting the Sails
Date: 1st Dec 2021
Time: 16:00 - 17:00 (GMT+8)

Besides the learning environment, leadership plays a big part in the result of the Balanced Scorecard for Schools (BSfS). In this webinar, we will focus on the importance of leadership and challenges leaders face when trying to find the right balance between stability, continuity, change and innovation.  

This analysis draws on international research and advice to inform school evaluation and improvement efforts in relation to school leaders. 

Webinar Objectives: 

We will talk about the second domain of BSfS on School Leadership by: 

  1. Exploring the different leadership styles.  
  2. Discussing the role of a school leader in supporting teaching and learning as the school’s priority. 
  3. Examining the 'how' and 'why' of good professional learning and development. 
  4. Considering how good leaders are successful in the promotion of formal and informal collaboration. 


Peter Adam Profile

Speaker's Profile

Peter Adams is an Honorary Principal Fellow at the University of Melbourne and the Global Director for the Balanced Scorecard for Schools (BSfS) programme with Marshall Cavendish Education. He designed and developed the BSfS school improvement programme over a period of five years.

Peter is an internationally recognised and respected professional with over 40 years of experience in education. His practical knowledge and understanding of school education began with 18 years teaching in Victoria, which included numerous school leadership roles. Subsequently, Peter moved into the public and private sector where he has held a range of executive management roles in prominent education programmes and organizations internationally.

Peter is married with four children and lives in Melbourne, Australia.

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