A combination of case studies, commentary and research features, which explore and share best practice in all areas of school planning and management


Why this is not the time for presenteeism

30th March 2020
Opinions on working from home, and antiquated perceptions of presenteeism, could finally be changing as a result of COVID-19. Leadership expert, equality campaigner and author Hira Ali believes that the culture of presenteeism is, rightly, [read more]

Juggling life as a working mother

26th March 2020
It was Mother’s Day this Sunday, the one day in the year dedicated to celebrating all of the mothers in our lives. If you are a mother yourself, you will know that one of the [read more]

How are you unleashing potential during 2020?

23rd March 2020
As school business professionals, 2020 should bring new opportunities for us – we just need help making them happen Given the increased status and profile the school resource management programme has given to the work [read more]

Time to turn schools upside-down and inside-out

11th March 2020
Malcolm Groves and John West-Burnham, authors of Flipping Schools, offer a radical re-think on traditional approaches to school improvement, focusing on the education of the most vulnerable, disadvantaged and often overlooked children in society. Their [read more]

Take me down to the garden city

9th March 2020
A new school in a new city demands a new way of thinking. We spoke to Joanne Wilkinson-Tabi, headteacher at a soon-to-open primary school in the garden city of Ebbsfleet, about her leadership strategy for [read more]

COVID-19 – what to tell children

1st April 2020

With children having access to social media – where misinformation is rife – how can you communicate to them the vital importance of being vigilant during the current pandemic? It may be proving very difficult [read more]