The General Data Protection Regulation and your school Changes to funding for schools Evaluation article: Assistive technology Evaluation article: Academy governance - Autonomy and accountability Evaluation article: Governors - Financial reporting and monitoring Evaluation article: Water safety in schools Evaluation Article: Successful parental engagement for SBMs Evaluation Article: Writing that winning bid

The General Data Protection Regulation and your school

Claire Ashton, of IT Governance, considers the implications for schools of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Changes to funding for schools

John Viner gives a summary of the recent changes to the national funding formula and high needs funding.

Evaluation article: Assistive technology

Extra assistance, although sometimes expensive, is vital for children with SEN. Rosie Eachus looks at how SENCos and SBMs can work together to ensure constructive outcomes.

Evaluation article: Academy governance - Autonomy and accountability

Andy Allen presents his personal case for a form of democratic participatory governance.

Evaluation article: Governors - Financial reporting and monitoring

One of the most complex areas where conflict is prevalent between governors and their SBMs is financial reporting and monitoring. Nickii Messer looks at the issues.

Evaluation article: Water safety in schools

The safety of pupils around water is an important consideration for schools. Martin Hodgson looks at the risks and how they can be controlled.

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Evaluation Article: Successful parental engagement for SBMs

Jenny Townsend gives some practical suggestions for ways you can improve parental engagement in your school.

Evaluation Article: Writing that winning bid

As cuts bite, schools need to generate additional income. Tracey Clare explores sourcing and winning bids.

What's new for December 2016

Published: Thursday, 03 November 2016 21:33

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Articles

Assistive technology: Working together

Five ways to tune your ICT budget

First aid in schools: Needs analysis

Safeguarding: Everyone's responsibilty

Isolation rooms: Roles and purpose

Academy schools: Governance and financial responsibility

Academies and due diligence

Managing uncertainty

Premium plus articles

Demonstrating the impact of pupil premium funding

TESTing assistive technology: What SENCos are looking for

Q&As

Q: Our local authority has stopped issuing fines for term-time holidays. Should we change our policy?

Q: Our non-teaching staff are concerned about what the implications might be for them of the duty to report abuse. Can you clarify this?

Q: What are the main points to take note of from the 2016 school teachers' pay and conditions document?

Q: It has been proposed that we start videoing lessons as part of our school's professional development activities. Some staff are not keen. What do you recommend?

Toolkits

Form - Assistive technology analysis

Checklist - IT projects: Questions to ask

Checklist - First-aid risk assessment

Checklist - The main changes to safeguarding guidance and implications for schools

Checklist - Staff understanding of Keeping children safe in education

Handout - Keeping children safe in education: Training Schedule

Worked example - Child protection policy

Checklist - The role of an isolation manager

Checklist - Knowing the signs of stress in yourself

Checklist - Knowing the signs of stress in others

Premium Plus Toolkits

Staff INSET - Clarifying safeguarding guidance changes

Worked example - Due diligence documentation

Checklist - Pupil premium: Key questions for school leaders

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