Business continuity for schools: more than a plan

The Department for Education places a requirement on all maintained schools and academy trusts to have a business continuity plan in place, however there is little or no explanation as to what business continuity is, how it needs to managed, who is responsible and why it is important to have business continuity in schools.  We […]

School Budgets – Inflection point?

With school budgets protected over the past five years, there is now rising evidence to suggest that the tide may be turning irrespective of the next government. During the past month, research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies and a school leadership survey both point to an alarming deterioration ahead. In particular, almost half of […]

Last chance to book: Dealing with Underperforming Teachers, TLR Holders and Senior Leaders Under the New Ofsted Framework – What Heads and Governors Need to Do

We are running a major London course for Head Teachers, Senior Leaders and Governors. Monday 27th April 2015 – London – Complimentary breakfast and lunch Download the April Underperforming Staff Course Programme here Governors need to:  Set clear expectations of the level of performance they expect for each pay point Consider regular half-termly anonymised reports on the […]

Interim School Leader Positions

With the final term of school starting many interim leaders will be thinking about the summer holidays, but what about your next post? April to June is a great time to start looking for and securing an interim position for September. With the resignation deadline for head teachers coming up, many schools will be starting the […]

Twilight Consultancy Networking Opportunity – April 2015

5-7pm, Wednesday 29th April in Kensington Join us at Educate’s Consultancy Network evening: not only will there be free drinks and nibbles but also an exciting opportunity for you to grow your revenue. Join us and you will: Find out about Educate’s varied business strands in which you might play a part.  These include head teacher […]