Academy blog: a case for the SBM role becoming more specialised

A blog for Education Executive on the ongoing changes in school business managemnet roles Link

The Changing Role of the School Business Manager - July 2015

My thoughts on the implications for school business management from the fragmentation of the school sysytem. Read More

'No Committee' Governance - January 2015

There is much information and guidance to help us take advantage of the reduced prescription around how school governing bodies operate and the freedoms should be allowing us to be better prepared for the increased scrutiny applied to school governance. The model that attracts most interest and debate is the 'no committee' structure whereby the full governing body (I will use this term to include the board of directors in academy trusts) meets on a more regular basis without a formal standing committee structure beneath it. Read more