Leadership Briefing is a weekly online summary of all that’s new and relevant to education, linked to original source documents that can be downloaded or viewed on screen, and available to everyone in your school leadership team. The briefings here give a sample of what’s on offer.
Financial literacy is an important part of being successful and well-educated. Daniel Ching and Julian Wright show how primary-aged pupils are learning valuable lessons that enhance the maths curriculum and give them the tools to excel later in life.
The Thinking Schools Academy Trust CEO Stuart Gardner shows how schools can combine financial efficiency with academic success. His curriculum-based model helps schools combine rigorous financial planning with rapid educational transformation.
Managing with less is now the long-term reality facing leadership teams. In a stark reminder how often funding crisis are effecting schools, we published a series of articles by Malcolm Trobe on how to respond first published 10 Years ago.
At its core education is about people and, in particular, developing their potential. Just as schools embrace the chance to develop young people so too should they make the most of all opportunities to develop the teachers who shape those young people.
Peter Downes assesses the new funding formula and finds some progress and some major concerns.