Efficiency is a word brought up time and again when it comes to financial matters. But what does it really mean – and can it be applied in a school setting? A report by NASBM looks at how working more efficiently can make a big difference on budgets.
As the changes facing schools become more vast and intricate, it is crucial that schools build relationships and effectively engage with external influencers, says Emma Williams, executive director of PTA UK.
Performance management software will play an increasingly important role in maintaining and improving standards in UK schools, and can help managers to use their training budgets more effectively. Deputy head Maura Favell describes the impact it has made on The Polesworth School
Free schools have undergone a rapid rate of growth since their introduction just over three years ago and many are proving popular, as well as demonstrating early signs of strong performance. Natalie Evans, director of the New Schools Network, explains all there is to know about free schools
Over 1,800 school and children’s centre leaders gathered at the ICC Birmingham in June for the National College’s ninth annual leadership conference – the first since it merged with the Teaching Agency in April to become the National College for Teaching and Leadership