Education Systems Development Method (ESDM)

ESDM is unique approach to the management and delivery of change projects within education. It has been developed by a team with years of experience in the leadership and management of change projects inside and outside of the education sector. For a taster of what ESDM is about click on the overview diagram below. Please remember that this is only a taster and for a more informed introduction contact ELC.

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The ESDM process is applicable to many sizes and types of intervention, for example:

  • For intervention by the DfES, or a team of contracted consultants, in a Local Education Authority (LEA)
  • For intervention by an LEA, or a team of contracted consultants, in its schools or in its own internal systems and organisation
  • For a series of interventions by schools or groups of schools in their own internal systems and organisation.