All the gear, no idea

19th March 2019

Recent research reveals that just 15% of the 755 primary and secondary school teachers surveyed felt confident in using technology, and only 33% had received hands-on training in digital skills. It’s all well and good [read more]

ISBL regional conferences 2019

11th March 2019

With the demands on our time growing and little time for reflection with the onslaught of digital technology meaning we are always available, there is no better time to reinvest in face-to-face events Use the [read more]

Illuminating leadership

27th February 2019

The theme of this year’s Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) national conference is leadership. Here, the ISBL looks at what’s in store for delegates How are you illuminating your own practice and that of [read more]

Making yourself ready for leadership

12th December 2018

Being a SBM is a multi-faceted role. Not only are technical skills required for the day-to-day running of schools, but you’re leading a team that’s under pressure from multiple directions. In this extract from their [read more]

From the magazine; Cloudy with a chance of change

4th December 2018

‘The times they are a-changin’…’ the Bob Dylan song goes, a certain truth within the school business management profession. How can school business leaders best adapt to a rapidly changing education landscape? Val Andrew, formerly [read more]

Do CEOs need teaching experience?

26th November 2018

The relatively new role of MAT CEO in the education system has sparked debate about the kind of skill set needed to be effective in this challenging job CREDIT: This story was first seen in [read more]

Navigating your CPD choices

23rd November 2018

Accessing CPD has got tougher for school business professionals in recent years. It means that practitioners need to get proactive about their professional development, says Val Andrew For many years professional development for school business [read more]

Focus on the future – always learning

1st October 2018

Strictly Educational aims to ensure teachers are always learning, just as their pupils are. Here, the training provider tells us all about what it offers – and, more importantly, why It’s obvious to us all [read more]

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