Gloucestershire Leaders Group is an exciting emerging leadership project in the voluntary and community sector, aimed at chief executives and other leaders of local charities who don’t necessarily have the backup support of a large organisation. Leading an independent charity can be creative and fulfilling, but those at the top can also become isolated and […]
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Senior Appointment to Ease Training In preparation for expanded plans for 2017/18, Ease Training is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Associate Director, Nicholas Ford. Nicholas will play a key role in the delivery of the strategy of offering bespoke in-house training and consultancy for charities, which has proved to be increasingly popular. […]
Ransomware – What do the Trustees do? The recent spate of Ransomware interference into major systems around the country has affected businesses, charities, schools all over the UK. I hope it has caused everyone to sit up and outline below the dilemmas currently being faced by Trustees of a Charity. What do you do? […]
Splashed over the media in recent months has been the challenging problem of staff retention in schools. The pressures on teachers at all levels have never been greater, with a multitude of responsibilities, stresses and time pressures. Their ability to simply teach and help children make progress has been hampered by the demands of data, […]
It is possible that assessment has become overcomplicated. Here are some things to consider: First, to bear in mind that the main purpose of assessment is to support children’s learning – in other words, what have they done well and what do they need to do to improve. Second, assessment should provide useful, meaningful insight […]