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]

Strategic HRM; applying your HR savvy

14th September 2018

What is strategic human resource management (HRM) and how can your school or academy benefit from it? We consider its place within your school’s development plan, human capital management and overall school performance Strategic HRM [read more]

Education + finance + school business chat

5th July 2018

A silent revolution has been brewing in school business management, opening up avenues for collaboration between schools and those who manage them. Twitter is a platform of choice – enabling SBMs across the UK to [read more]

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