Understanding trends and tracking actions effectively can help planning and control of the budget. Read our recommendations for what SBMs can do to maximise reporting and reduce the impact of staff absence
The crisis of teacher recruitment and the heavy requirement on supply staff was again highlighted this week in the press following The Education Select Committee releasing their latest report.
There has been a lot of coverage in the press recently about the amount schools have been spending on supply cover. The survey, carried out in December 2015 by the Department of Education, looked at total expenditure of schools 2014-15 and how that was broken down. Read our article for more information on how this could be reduced.