Nominations are underway for the NASBM National Support Staff Awards 2013. These nationally acclaimed awards are aimed at raising the profile of support staff in schools and academies, whilst also celebrating and acknowledging the difference that positive, proactive support staff can make to the overall school or academy environment. Initial nominations for the NASBM National [...]
I’ve noticed a trend among the SBMs I talk to. There are many frustrations, disappointments and challenges of managing catering: there are still too many stories of food cooked off-site and shipped in; unskilled kitchen staff who can’t be managed out, and being held to ransom when catering companies hike prices without warning), But I’ve [...]
Interesting discussions with some London SBMs threw up the difficulty schools in affluent areas can have in finding and retaining cleaning staff. One SBM arranges a bus from a town some 20 miles away to bring cleaners in each afternoon: local people simply aren’t interested in doing the job for the wages she can pay. [...]
Today, Tuesday 15th January 2013, Adam Watson, Director of TES Foundation and Bill Simmonds, Chairman of National Association of School Business Management (NASBM) signed an exclusive partnership. A press release will follow soon.