Claire Ashton, of IT Governance, considers the implications for schools of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
John Viner gives a summary of the recent changes to the national funding formula and high needs funding.
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.
Andy Allen presents his personal case for a form of democratic participatory governance.
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.
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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Jenny Townsend gives some practical suggestions for ways you can improve parental engagement in your school.
As cuts bite, schools need to generate additional income. Tracey Clare explores sourcing and winning bids.
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The General Data Protection Regulation and your school
Managing your school’s budget effectively
Sexual violence and harassment between pupils
Provision management: Making a positive difference
Managing asbestos in schools
Achieving economies of scale
Is your school GDPR-ready?
Team-building: Ten top tips
Getting ready for the General Data Protection Regulation @
Q. I understand that the government’s response to the consultation on safeguarding has been published. What might it mean for our school?
Q. When are we expected to have the times tables test in place and what money should we set aside for this?
Q. I know we do not currently spend all our SEND funding money solely on pupils with SEND. Is there a chance that we might be criticised for this by inspectors?
Handout – Implications of the GDPR for your school
Checklist – Demonstrating a commitment to complying with the GDPR
Checklist – Managing the budget effectively
Form – Questionnaire for staff: Sexual harassment
Worked example – Improving your school’s approach to sexual harassment
Form – Group intervention tracking sheet
Form – Overall provision tracking sheet
Worked example – Intervention impact assessment
Form – Example letter to parents regarding an asbestos incident
Handout – Asbestos incident: Guidance for staff
Policy – Asbestos incident management
Checklist – GDPR compliance questionnaire
Form – GDPR action plan
Form – GDPR compliance
Checklist – Team leadership
Form – Budget management: Staffing @
Handout – GDPR summary for school staff @
Handout – GDPR summary for school leaders @
Data breach log – Education @
Checklist – Ten steps to ensuring GPDR compliance @
Checklist – Data breaches: RAG monitoring and action @
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