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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: 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…

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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.

Free article: A practical approach to effective staff wellbeing

At Bishop Young Academy in Leeds, wellbeing is high on the agenda. So much so that every half term the school dedicates a whole week to it. Assistant Principal of…

New for June 2019

Published: Thursday, 16 May 2019 17:33

Articles

Attracting strong candidates to your school

Managing conflict in school 

Engaging parents and families of disadvantaged pupils

The role of the SBM in health and safety 

Creating autonomous CPD groups

Effective management of teaching assistants

Staff welfare, communication and motivation

Getting the most from the pupil premium

Creating a good working relationship with the governing board

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Q. We are a large infant school and are concerned about staffing implications for the baseline assessment. Do we know what the administration requirements will be?

Q. We are concerned about the fees that supply agencies are charging. What can we do?

Q. I understand that Ofsted inspectors might be coming into school on the same day as they call. How should administrative staff prepare?

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Checklist – Classroom health and safety

Policy – Health and Safety requirements outline 

Form – CPD review: The GROW framework

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