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Stone King celebrates 800th academy conversion

The firm has completed 934 academy projects altogether

Thistley Hough Academy open their own bank with Novus

Novus has invested in the school banking project to help pupils manage their own money

School launches corporate partnership programme

The school has developed the programme to diversify its business activities

Greenshaw Learning Trust: working with Pelican

The Greenshaw Learning Trust explains how Pelican Procurement helped them to develop their cat...

MATs spend less on expenses and more on teaching staff

The report identified how technology can help overcome geographical barriers, improve efficien...

Schools should feel empowered to provide financial education

Alison Pask, Managing Director, Financial Capability & Community Outreach at LIBF, stresses th...

No slipping!

VWV's Tabitha Cave discusses what should be considered when planning an educational visit or t...

Former pupil delivers legal talk at St Margaret's Academy

The careers talk was part of the academy's work inspiration programme

Young people are still not receiving a financial education

Teenagers have inflated expectations about future salaries due to an inadequate financial educ...

Are your staff and students ready for lockdown?

Richard Manby, MD, Bodet Class Change Systems, explains why it is important that schools are p...

Best of British

Tim Wilbur, Gabbitas Education, discusses how to tackle the financial issues involved in susta...

Spend or splurge? Schools to receive financial education

Lifesavers, a programme to promote financial educations, will be introduced in primary schools...

The funding landscape

In the first of a series of features, Buzzacott looks at the funding landscape and how it has ...

A collective approach to procurement

Finding the right balance between the best school experience and balancing budgets can be tric...

Your Obligations for Transgender Pupils

VWV's Tracey Eldridge-Hinmers looks at the issues of protection within gender reassignment in ...

Be safe and secure with data protection

Jessica Cumming, Solicitor at Gordons, considers how academies can ensure compliance with data...

The academy conversion process: infographic

Manchester law firm Berg offers helpful advice to academies post-conversion

Academies struggle to manage finances says SAGE

A survey of more than 500 education professionals throughout the UK has revealed the pressures...

Are rural schools in a cash crisis?

Nine out of ten rural schools and academies funded unfairly, says new research

A lesson in information disclosure

Jessica Cumming considers how the Freedom of Information Act 2000 impacts academies

Councils call for oversight of academy finance

Questions raised about EFA's capacity to provide academy finance scrutiny following reports of...

Will the NFF solve the regional funding gap for academies?

Howard Jackson looks at the introduction of the National Funding Formula in 2018 and its impac...

Education salaries rise post-Brexit

Schools push to attract talent after EU referendum by raising salaries by five per cent

Nine in 10 schools concerned about financial future

Majority of schools and academies are worried about their future finances in the face of decre...

Managing the multi-academy trust

Damien Roberts from SchooliP explains how to conduct effective performance management in an MA...

New government handbook tightens grip on governance

Ten things you need to know about the new Academies Financial Handbook

A guide to DBS checks for the education sector

Personnel Checks explains all you need to know about DBS and Children's Barred List checks

MATs: What now for quality assurance?

Wider academisation will impact reporting, governance and planning, says Louise Doyle from MES...

Pension confusion for majority of teachers

New research from Wesleyan shows misconceptions and misunderstanding for teachers around retir...

What are job-hunting teachers really looking for?

Location and work-life balance are the top factors for teachers when making their next career ...

The MAT journey

From first steps to expansion, the MAT journey is unfamiliar territory for most. Optimus Educa...

Government launches 'financial health checks' for schools

Following concerns over future budget pressure, DfE launches new service to help improve schoo...

Staying out of the red

Howard Jackson from HCSS Education looks at effective forecasting for academies

Sixth form colleges - a crossroads for the sector?

Accountancy firm Buzzacott looks at the road ahead for academy trusts in FE

Pupil premium used to offset budget cuts

Sutton Trust report shows 'small but increasing' number of schools diverting funds meant for s...

Royal School opens door to new opportunities

The Royal School in Wolverhampton has been granted provision opening as a Free School in Septe...

EFA significant change guidance

Legal firm VWV explains what you need to know if you're considering starting, joining or expan...

NASBM report says 'simple efficiencies' can save millions

Study claims small changes could save the education sector millions and reduce admin costs by ...

'Coasting' academies - it's a funny old game

Phil Reynolds looks at the impact of the Education and Adoption Bill on academies

Academies: putting schools back in control of their budgets

Paul Haines says that by embracing the coming changes, schools will hold the spending power