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On the board

Lower teaching costs and paid 'supergovernors' are among the financial implications of the swi...

New company ownership compliance for academies

Academy trusts risk falling foul of new company ownership rules, warns RSM

Choose wisely: what and where you study DOES matter

New report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows impact of higher education and choices ...

Sponsor academies or lose tax breaks, says Wilshaw

Ofsted chief says independent schools should lose certain benefits if they do not take on acad...

Steps taken towards fairer school funding formula

Government proposes a national funding formula for consistency across UK schools

ASCL reveals scale of education funding crisis

A survey of school leaders has confirmed that financial pressures in schools have affected edu...

Enquire completes 20th conversion

Enquire Learning Trust welcomes Thameside primary school to its cluster

How to bring financial education to life

Michael Mercieca shares some advice from Young Enterprise's Centre of Excellence schools

The financial cost of justice

Paula Jefferson discusses the potential impact of the Goddard Inquiry on educational institute...

Package deal

Iain Campbell looks at the 'package' essentials for school trips

Pupil Premium Awards 2016 launched

Schools raising aspirations of disadvantaged pupils can win a range of prizes at the Pupil Pre...

Great meals and great deals

As the government cuts funds for schools and academies, now is the time to start saving says S...

Fundraising pressure growing, say schools and PTAs

New research from Easyfundraising says 81% of schools need to raise more money than they did f...

Teachers job-hunting or leaving education, say recruiters

New research says many spent New Year looking for a new post, while older teachers are retirin...

Is the 'workplace perks' fad over?

Study from job site CV Library reveals education professionals would prefer more money to empl...

Fairer funding and feeding

Auto-enrolment proposed for free school meals and pupil premium, as government debates inequal...

Giving print costs its walking papers

Brett Abson from ABS UK offers his 10 top tips for saving on print expenditure

Governance and employment law: what you need to know

Helen Watson from Aaron & Partners gives an overview of legal responsibilities for new academi...

The changing face of education recruitment

Schools aren't doing enough to attract and retain staff, says Kirsty Timmins

DfE ordered to reveal costs of rebrokering academies

Transparency campaigners have won legal battle to reveal how much academy sponsors are paid by...

Term-time holidays: Clearing up the confusion

As term-time holidays continue to cause tension, James Adams says 'fines' for parents are misu...

DfE plans to build free schools on green belt

CPRE warns Education Funding Agency about acquiring land outside usual planning processes

The challenge for academy leaders? To think like a CEO

Rapid academisation of UK schools over the past five years has brought about massive changes t...

Making cost savings in IT

Stephen Crick discusses optical technology in the academy sector

Is your SBM up to standard?

New resources from NASBM outline core values for school business managers

Are your school letterheads compliant with legislation?

Phil Reynolds says as registered companies, academies need to be aware of requirements for let...

Getting to grips with IT procurement

While greater level of autonomy is a positive move for academies, budgets are continuously bei...

Two thirds of schools making 'significant' cuts

NAHT 'Breaking Point' survey of school finances, shows schools cutting down on equipment, main...

School trips: who's responsible?

Sarah Mansfield from BLM discusses where accountability lies for academies on away days

Weston College launches recruitment agency

A new recruitment agency to help companies interested in employing apprentices has been launch...

Benefits of apprenticeships not known to school leavers

BB Training survey reveals not enough information on apprenticeships is available to school le...

What do #teachersmake - really?

Teacher recruitment advert #teachersmake proves controversial with exaggerated salary claims

Attainment gap 'still too wide'

Recent Public Accounts Committee report finds difference in performance between poorer and mor...

Funding the future

Larry Day asks the experts what the future might bring for academy finances

Teach kids about finance to keep down future debt

Sixty five percent of people believe more advice on debt needs to be offered in schools

Blog: the education system is coming up short

It's the best of times and the worst of times to consider a revised funding formula. But we mu...

Balancing the books

Academies are failing to economise quickly enough, says Clement Keys

Issues with the new Ofsted Common Inspection Framework

Louise Doyle, director, Mesma, discusses the case for self-assesment

Leadership challenges for the 21st century head

Howard Jackson offers advice on how to meet the challenges that converting to an academy bring...

Schools 'crying out' for budget help

National survey of school procurement professionals shows need for training and support