Support staff can be left with challenging situations to manage that are beyond their capabilities. In this article, Lawrence Warburton explains how correct supervision can provide effective support and ensure that training and beneficial advice are given.
The consultation documents are out. Educators can finally see in print what the inspection service is proposing for the new framework in September. Suzanne O’Connell identifies some of the key issues for the attendance officer.
It could be assumed that holiday-time absence is the biggest challenge for schools to overcome. However, John Viner suggests that what attendance officers should be addressing is the issue of the below-the-radar, creeping absence.
Tony Powell provides clear advice on what Ofsted is looking for.