School Business Leadership, School Business Manager

ICFP – A Learning Plumb Bob

Every so often something comes along that changes the landscape. Something that you just have to get out in front of. Something that can't be ignored... Integrated Curriculum Financial Planning. I've been grappling with it for nearly five months now and, try as I might, I can't describe it as a learning curve. There has… Continue reading ICFP – A Learning Plumb Bob

School Business Leadership, School Business Manager

SBL = ARC

We do love our acronyms in education. We all get so used to the likes of SBL, GAG, SEND and PP that it is sometimes difficult to remember there are some readers who aren't used to the language and I do appreciate that it must be hard for the uninitiated to keep up. Barry is… Continue reading SBL = ARC

School Business Leadership, School Business Manager

I want to go Global!

You know you’ve had some effective professional development when you are still mulling the event over in your head well over a week later, knowing that you have already implemented some of the “quick wins” into your own practice and thinking about who might work with you to implement some of the more complex suggestions.… Continue reading I want to go Global!

School Business Leadership, School Business Manager

How can the SBL support a journey into Education Leadership?

I've spent a very enjoyable afternoon learning how to animate and export a PowerPoint slideshow, which I'm pleased to share here. These are the slides to go with my workshop for #WomenEd unconference on the 6th October 2018. The aim was to inform teaching staff, looking to progress into Education Leadership, how a School Business… Continue reading How can the SBL support a journey into Education Leadership?

School Business Leadership, School Business Manager

‘Course he’s got no legs…

For a short time after school, I lived with my Grandmother in the local city. Looking back, I think this served two purposes for my Mother. It meant I could take the step into further education without a stupidly long, unreliable bus journey or extortionate living expenses and it meant I could be there to… Continue reading ‘Course he’s got no legs…