Videos

How can schools make themselves stand out from their competitors using marketing?

How can schools make themselves stand out from their competitors using marketing?

Marketing is one way in which your school can compete with others, and we interviewed marketing and communications specialist Sara Gadzik, who offered some tips on how schools can make themselves stand out from their competitors using marketing!

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Videos

Importance of due diligence

Importance of due diligence

We interviewed Jeff Marshall, Managing Director at J&G Marshall, who talked us through the importance of due diligence. J&G Marshall was created to help schools to not just understand the academy conversion process, but to navigate successfully and effectively through it.

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Compliance

Safeguarding children in the digital era

Safeguarding children in the digital era

We interviewed safeguarding expert, Ann Marie Christian, who told us about the dangers of the internet, and what schools can do to protect pupils! Ann Marie offers tips for schools and parents on what they can do to proactively protect their pupils against the harms of social media and technology. Watch the full video here.

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Driving standards

Long-term financial planning and the impact on education

Long-term financial planning and the impact on education

We interviewed our CEO Howard Jackson, who shared his 40 years’ experience in school finance and budgeting and gave us advice on how to ensure schools maximise the impact on education when doing long-term financial planning.

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How to keep your staff motivated

How to keep your staff motivated

We interviewed Drew Povey, headteacher at Harrop Fold School and star of Educating Manchester, who told us how he keeps his staff motivated, despite increasing workloads and cuts to funding.

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Michael Woolf's experience of using TheSchoolBus

Michael Woolf's experience of using TheSchoolBus

We interviewed Michael Woolf, headteacher at a primary school in Cheshire, who tells us about his experience using TheSchoolBus.

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Top tips for schools on dealing with negative posts on social media

Top tips for schools on dealing with negative posts on social media

We interviewed Sara Gadzik, Communication and Marketing Consultant and Founder of Smith Gadzik, who gave us top tips of how schools should deal with negative posts on social media.

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As a chair of governors, how do you make difficult decisions?

As a chair of governors, how do you make difficult decisions?

We interviewed Jeff Marshall, Managing Director at J&G Marshall, who has been a chair of governors for 25 years at a primary school in Manchester. Jeff talks us through how, as a chair, he makes the difficult decisions that have to be made in the best interest of the pupils.

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Ann-Marie Christian, safeguarding and child protection expert

Ann-Marie Christian, safeguarding and child protection expert

Safeguarding expert Ann-Marie Christian talks us through how schools can protect against cultural differences that may pose a safeguarding issue

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Why should schools forecast so far ahead?

Why should schools forecast so far ahead?

Our interview with Howard Jackson, CEO of TheSchoolBus, as he talks to us about the importance of forecasting for schools

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Drew Povey, headteacher at Harrop Fold School

Drew Povey, headteacher at Harrop Fold School

Learn how the headteacher from Educating Manchester dealt with being branded as the school with the biggest deficit in the country.

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Compliance

Live GDPR webinar

Live GDPR webinar

On 25 April we hosted a live webinar on GDPR with our Education expert Stephen Mitchell. The webinar consists of a GDPR presentation focussed around school, alongside a demonstration of the resources we have on TheSchoolBus site and also includes some Q&As at the end.

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