Now more than ever we see the role of School Governance taking increasing responsibility as the custodians of our schools and education system. With each
Practical advice for getting digital strategy and education technology deployment right across your school and in the classroom. In this episode, we look at what
The British Educational Suppliers Association have reported that the biggest challenge for secondary schools when it comes to edtech is budget constraints. Here are a few ways you can make your edtech budget stretch further.
We all know the importance of schools ensuring eSafety polices and their approach to online safety is robust. To help with the process consider asking
The driver behind spending on primary #edtech sometimes doesn’t come from teacher identified needs, but from a finance team saying, “we’ve got £10k to spend – what do you want?”
Al Kingsley examinines the foundations of a school’s EdTech strategy and how school leaders can embark on their own strategic journey.
The DfE will publish an updated version of the Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance document on 2nd September 2019.
School bullying is becoming more prevalent worldwide. In many schools’ students have access to technology and the internet…
Much has been written about the future workplace. What will it look like? What sort of jobs will there be ?
Brief checklist and guide on student permanent exclusions and the subsequent panel hearing process for governors.
It takes a good deal of planning and it certainly doesn’t happen overnight, but one of the primary benefits of operating as a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) are economies of scale
We all know, just like recruiting teachers, it’s a real challenge to find new governors for a school. Pressures of work and life, in general, have made it increasingly difficult to recruit for the role,
A quick guide for SEND Link governors on useful questions to consider when meeting with your schools SENCo and monitoring activity.
Understanding the differences between the three key roles within a MAT – Governor, Trustee and Member.
We all know that when someone is new to school governance it can be a daunting time attending the first few meetings and often the concern is if you can add value from the start. Here are some questions you could ask …
It’s always so inspiring working with teachers and children, as together ideas spark and aren’t restricted by today’s technology – they’re always looking to a better tomorrow.
A glossary of the key terms you are likely to encounter when discussing SEND. Hopefully they help get you started.
Al Kingsley talks keeping pupils safe online
Whose job is it to keep children safe online? Where do the responsibilities begin and end for the school?
No it’s not an opportunity to “clean things up”, S.O.A.P is a school on a page summary that gives leaders a clear oversight on all key data and a handy reference point over time.
Sometimes the complexities of schools finance can be a real challenge for governors and trustees to understand. This is a simple visual summary of the key bits you need to know.