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Good Estate Management for Schools (GEMS): Taking a strategic approach

There are many benefits to taking a strategic approach to estate management – here Robert Gould of ASCL Premier Partner Barker Associates outlines key points to consider when developing and carrying out your Asset Management Plan.

Posted: 19/10/2021 06:53:34
  • Premier Partner
  • Leadership
  • Funding
  • Business Leadership
  • Financial planning
  • Finance
  • Estates

Trusts and LA-maintained Schools: Would a formal trust partnership work for you? 

Paul Cohen, the DfE’s Deputy Director for School Improvement and MAT Growth, outlines newly published guidance to help schools and trusts explore if this is the right move for them. 

Posted: 12/10/2021 14:22:11
  • Leadership
  • Governance
  • MAT
  • Trusts

Checks and Balances: Learning points for academies from ESFA assurance findings

ASCL’s Business Leadership Specialist Hayley Dunn analyses the findings and advises on the key learning points following the ESFA’s recent review of academy financial statements and audits.

Posted: 01/10/2021 12:27:18
  • Governance
  • Business Leadership
  • Financial planning
  • ESFA
  • Regulations
  • Finance
  • MAT
  • Trusts