iAbacus® for Middle Leaders

Empower your Middle Leaders with a unique, capacity-building process to help them self-evaluate, think strategically and plan actions to improve.

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The power is in the process.

iAbacus® isn’t just software – it’s an empowering process that builds the capacity of Middle Leaders. It doesn’t rely on form-filling or data-entry. There are no complex dashboards or overwhelming screens full of widgets. It won’t burden Middle Leaders with bureaucracy and un-necessary paperwork. Instead, it supports and structures their strategic thinking as it guides them through a simple, step-by-step process which helps them accurately self-evaluate the effectiveness of their department, analyse factors which affect performance and plan detailed actions to improve. 

  Middle leaders “love it!”

iAbacus® is different. Other school systems are time-consuming and complicated – full of features which slow staff down and frustrate them.   iAbacus® is interactive, engaging and a joy to use.

 Trust our 10 minute guarantee

iAbacus® is straightforward and intuitive. Middle Leaders start using it immediately and instinctively. If they need help – we’ll happily show them everything they need to know in just 10 minutes.

  A simple, step-by-step process

iAbacus® is based on a process designed by John Pearce during 40 years as a School Improvement Adviser. It helps Middle Leaders evaluate, think strategically and plan actions to drive improvement.

 Self-evaluation and development plans

iAbacus automatically creates clear and concise reports which combine self-evaluation and action planning. A common format which easily feeds into whole school evaluation and planning.

 How it works in a 5 minute video…

Watch the video to see how every subject leader in your school can do the following:

  • Self-evaluate their department
  • Justify judgements with evidence
  • Analyse factors which help or hinder
  • Plan strategic actions to improve
  • Collaborate with colleagues
  • Create clear and concise reports

When you’ve watched the video – why not try it for yourself?

Subject Self-Evaluation and Development Plan for Middle Leaders

Download a Sample Report

This report was created automatically using iAbacus. It includes a combined subject self-evaluation and development plan.

  • Clear, concise and well formatted documents
  • A common format for all departments
  • Produced instantly with no editing required

10 Reasons Middle Leaders “Love” iAbacus

  1. They don’t need any training – just a 5 minute video.
  2. They access it anytime, anywhere – even on their iPad.
  3. They’re guided step-by-step through the entire process.
  4. They get straight to evaluation and only collect evidence when they need it.
  5. They become familiar with inspection criteria for evaluating effectiveness.
  6. They quickly produce a combined self-evaluation and action plan.
  7. They’re committed to action plan because it’s based on their self-evaluation.
  8. They involve other staff in the department by inviting them to collaborate.
  9. They see how their analysis contributes to the whole school improvement plan.
  10. They learn an improvement process they’ll use for the rest of their career.


Works with any framework…

Ofsted, Estyn, DENI, uk, england, wales, scotland, ireland, scottish, welsh, irish

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