Teacher recruitment crisis: an analysis

14th January 2020

Almost 1,300 more teacher vacancies were advertised by schools in 2018-2019 than in 2017-2018. This 4.6% rise highlights the fact that the recruitment crisis is worsening – but what is the story behind the headline? [read more]

Price negotiation for SBMs

8th January 2020

Are you an expert negotiator – or do you need a little help with your procurement processes? Here is an overview of everything you need to know when negotiating with suppliers Price negotiation isn’t easy. [read more]

The six basics of effective procurement

26th November 2019

Procurement isn’t rocket science, it’s not brain surgery and it’s not curing illness CREDIT: This is an edited version of an article which originally appeared on CIPS For the most part, procurement is “absolutely about [read more]

The art of negotiation

18th October 2019

When streamlining costs it is essential to make sure you’re getting the best deal possible; here are Forbes’ six top tips for a successful negotiation Share information We often approach negotiation by being very guarded [read more]

Lights, classroom, action!

7th October 2019

Lighting is a key consideration in the design of education buildings, playing its part in creating the right atmosphere for learning; factors such as energy efficiency, pupil concentration and value for money all come into [read more]

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