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A spotlight on SBMs part 3: recommendations for key stakeholders

Posted by Nathalie Hulbert on Dec 11, 2020 1:54:58 PM

For those of you who keep a keen eye on this blog, you will know that over the last few weeks I’ve been sharing insights from a report written by our colleagues at The Key about the challenges of school business management during COVID-19. In the first blog, we looked at the worrying impact of COVID-19 on wellbeing and workload, and in the second, we delved into how the workload of an SBM has changed, and the subsequent challenges that have come up. 

While The Key is not a campaigning group, the team  are committed to making the life of any school leader easier through their expertise and guidance. In that vein, the report includes some recommendations for remedying the identified challenges:

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Topics: scholarpack, blog, SBMs, SBM report

A spotlight on SBMs part 2: changes and challenges during COVID-19

Posted by Nathalie Hulbert on Nov 20, 2020 10:48:46 AM

I recently shared some findings from a report by The Key, about the impact of COVID-19 on SBMs. These findings illustrated an increase in the already high workload of an SBM, coupled with a decrease in their levels of wellbeing.

In part 2 of this blog series, I wanted to shed a little more light on how the workload of an SBM has changed since the pandemic hit, as well as the unforeseen challenges that have followed.

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Topics: scholarpack, blog, SBMs, SBM report