Leadership

 

New perspective

Analytical insight

Tom Richmond introduces EDSK, a recently-formed think tank based in the UK which aims to influence policy through the analysis of the day’s most important educational issues.

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Data first

Embedding data-led decisions in the strategic planning cycle: COBIS21 link article

While  schools understand that data should inform strategic planning, they often get their timing wrong or rely on unreliable anecdotal evidence.  Ashley Kirk and Doris Suchet of ISC Research have advice.

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Business planning in schools for the pandemic

How are we doing?

Making difficult decisions in difficult times

A survey for the February 2021 COBIS Bursars, Business Managers and HR Staff Conference, throws light on how schools are steering a course through the troubled waters of the pandemic. Paul Cabrelli and Andy Homden report.

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Teacher shortage?

How Covid-19 is changing the recruitment landscape for 2021

Diane Jacoutot, one of the most experienced recruiters on the international scene. analyses the contradictory impact of Covid-19 on recruitment, and predicts a teacher shortage in 2021 – 22.

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Online chat

An underused resource for building school admissions?

Online chat does not seem to be commonly used by international schools. admissions teams. ITM asked an industry expert, Kaitlyn Shipp to explain how a ‘live’ chat feature can be used by a school admissions team to grow student admissions.

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Sleep

Are teachers getting enough?

According to Emily Melynn Alexander, teachers could be missing out on one of the most important things they need to be successful in their careers: plenty of good-quality sleep.

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