From the magazine: A refined balancing act

10th July 2018

As budgets tighten, the utilisation of staff and the accurate forecasting of costs are critical to managing your school’s most valuable resource – your people! The Thinking Schools Academy Trust (TSAT) takes a strategic approach [read more]

From the magazine; no SBM is an island

26th June 2018

Each year new challenges arise within the education sector and, each year, those who manage and lead our schools and academies rise to the occasion. As the role of the school business leader has evolved [read more]

From the magazine: The art of delegation

19th June 2018

We are all guilty of over burdening ourselves – assuming all the responsibility – because, ‘Who else can do it?’ In the May issue of Education Executive, Andrew Blench, school business management consultant at School Business Partner, suggested that [read more]

From the magazine: Mayday! Mayday!

13th June 2018

The role of the school business manager can be an isolated one. So, what happens if something goes wrong? In the May issue of Education Executive, Working SBM reminded us that ‘Mayday’ is a powerful word which we mustn’t [read more]

The Academies Financial Handbook 2018 is released

12th June 2018

The government has now released the latest Academies Financial Handbook The 2018 edition of the Academies Financial Handbook, which sets out the financial management, control and reporting requirements that apply to all academy trusts, has [read more]

Edtech: Ensuring more than just great technical support

4th June 2018

In April 2016 RM Education produced their first case study on Newent Community School and Sixth Form Centre, which summarised their IT team restructure and how RM supported this change in their large, thriving school. We continue to follow their journey here as school business manager [read more]

From the magazine: Managing the ICT magic

29th May 2018

The successful use of technology is about more than just procuring the right tools; it requires efficient management to ensure that everything runs as cohesively and effectively as possible. ICT encompasses a variety of areas [read more]

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