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Free article: Tackling the digital divide

Over the past months, schools have grappled with the challenge of delivering remote learning. It’s not only about securing the output. It’s also about ensuring that students can receive it.…

Free article: Sex discrimination

Yvonne Hardiman explains the employer’s legal obligations regarding sex discrimination in the workplace, and measures they can put in place to avoid discrimination.

Free article: Crisis management for schools

Matt Bromley considers the Covid-19 crisis and what it might mean for how schools manage difficult times in the future.

Free article: COVID-19: Time to review your health and safety policy

Mike Ellerby advocates that now is the time to review your health and safety procedures to continue to protect staff and pupils.

Free article: Recruitment and retention during a pandemic

We may be operating in extraordinary times, but people will still be leaving their jobs and managers will still need to appoint new members of staff. What factors need to…

School Business Manager Magazine

Welcome to School Business Manager Magazine!  It’s bursting with straightforward, concise articles, supported by a wealth of editable template documents designed to help you implement practical ideas and save time.…

Free article: Staff mental wellbeing

Sam Garner gives practical advice on assessing staff mental health and wellbeing.

Free article: Running in-house parenting programmes

As schools tighten their budgets, parenting programmes can be squeezed out. Samantha Garner argues that in the long run they save time, money and are beneficial to educational outcomes. In…

Free article: What are the financial implications of the lockdown?

The financial and business implications of a pandemic lockdown are something that schools, academies and colleges have never had to deal with before. We’re still in the early stages of…

Free article: Mental health in the workplace

As teaching staff and headteachers continue to leave the profession under the pressures of workload and accountability, Yvonne Hardiman takes a timely look at mental health in the workplace.

New for March 2019

Published: Wednesday, 13 February 2019 12:02

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Articles

Stretching school finances amid falling per-pupil spending

Engaging contractors without increasing liability

Making effective use of learning walks: part 2

Recruitment: getting it right from the beginning

Summary of changes to teachers’ pay: 2018–20

Teaching, learning and finance management

Promoting staff well-being: seven ways to encourage employee health

Roofing projects: the fire risk and safe roofing specification

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Q&As

Q. We are an academy trust that would like to increase our pupil numbers and we are discussing plans to add additional classrooms to accommodate this. We are unsure about the formal process we should adopt. Could you help us please?

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Q. How should we prepare for the new MTC?

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Policy – Charging and remissions
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Checklist – Assessing contractors
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Checklist – Health and safety learning walks: science classrooms
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Checklist – SEN learning walks
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Form – Recruitment interview
Checklist – How involved in teaching and learning are you?
Form – Healthy staff planning
Checklist – Healthy teacher habits audit
Form – Evaluating your provision for emotional health and well-being

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