Flexible working; keeping teachers in the profession

12th October 2018

  With more than 80% of teachers considering leaving the profession due to workload pressure, according to a recent National Education Union (NEU) report, reducing stress and encouraging greater work-life balance is key. Caroline Cafferty, operations [read more]

From the magazine: A smooth business leader

11th October 2018

Technology’s changing teaching and learning – enhancing delivery and encouraging engagement; it’s also streamlining and optimising the day-to-day running of schools. There’s a whole new world of software available to make back-of-house functions more efficient [read more]

Tackling the skills shortage in schools head on

10th October 2018

A school’s greatest resource is its staff; unfortunately, in the high-pressure – although rewarding – school environment it can be difficult to recruit and retain good teaching staff. Kevin Green, non-executive director at Affinity Workforce, [read more]

Conducting an effective interview

5th October 2018

According to a study from Affinity Workforce, the ongoing skills shortages in the education sector continues to damage school performance and is only set to worsen over the next three years. Therefore, it’s more important [read more]

Legionella; compliance and mitigating risk

4th October 2018

Lack of use of school buildings and facilities during the summer months can significantly increase the Legionella risk once the buildings become occupied again. Duty holders and responsible persons must be aware of the heightened [read more]

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