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Towards good governance: mind the pitfalls

I           Preamble

Ministers and civil servants of the Department for Education (DfE) exhort schools to populate our governing bodies with governors who are knowledgeable and have discrete skills in areas such as human resources, estate management, finance and the law, among other things.  1,922 more words


Boost staff morale to control expenditure in schools/academies

I        Staff: Human Resources v Resourceful Humans

With the financial noose tightening around the necks of schools/academies, governing bodies have to keep a close check on expenditure and find innovative ways of raising funds.   1,158 more words

Issue 65-Autumn 2016

PDAS Miller Issues Sexual Harassment Message to Diplomatic Security Employees, What's Missing?

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Last week, we blogged about what happened at an Security Overseas Seminar and a couple of online comments at  843 more words

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Aristotle on the Art of Influencing

What did we ever learn from those Ancient Greeks? Well, quite a lot actually. Just take Aristotle for a start. He was interested in rhetoric and believed there were three aspects to the art of influencing. 299 more words

Leadership And Management

Are You Biased at Work?

Sorry to be so blunt, but it turns out that you are! And that we all are! We tend to recruit people like us and are generally more likely to see the good in people like us. 690 more words

Leadership And Management

The school bosses investigation: the deeper questions

Ron Glatter. 

The accountability of academy chains, also known as ‘multi-academy trusts’ (MATs), is once more in the public spotlight. A Channel 4 Dispatches programme ‘How school bosses spend your millions’ aired at the end of July following a… 817 more words

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