AUDIT-COMMISSION - www.schools.audit-commission.gov.uk
A good site - particularly useful for Heads, Bursars, Governors, or even staff with financial responsibility. Allows assessment of finance management and the quality of decision making in resource allocation and is a perfect tool for those preparing for an audit or inspection.
Diocese of London – www.london.anglican.org
Check out the latest at the LDF; visit parish websites; use the clergy finder and much more as the site develops.
DFE – www.education.gov.uk
A good site to search for anything. Has a great governors homepage & a million and 1 links to relevant pages. However, it can at times be a bit difficult to wade through unless you use the site search. A particularly good offshoot is:
British Council - www.britishcouncil.org/socrates
If you would like the opportunity to participate in a European Education programme which will give you the chance to visit a European Country with a team of Head, Deputies, Advisers and other professionals to look at examples of good practice then click on above link.
Additionally, the British Council can also fund Heads, Deputies, Advisers and Teachers to attend in-service training courses or week long job shadowing in other EU countries. There is no deadline for this funding stream-known as Comenius 2.2-and an application form and full details are available via their web pages at www.britishcouncil.org/socrates-sfe-european-inservice-training.htm
EMIE at NFER - www.nfer.ac.uk/emie
For reports on Management issues of interest on the Education Service as well as research briefings
LDBS Staffing Service – www.ldbsstaffing.org/
An exclusive service for LDBS schools. Recruiting Teachers, TA, Admin and General staff. Supply, long term and permanent vacancies throughout LDBS Schools.
National Society - www.natsoc.org.uk
The website includes extended information on the work of the Society, as well as sections specifically for Church Schools, teachers, parents, parishes and Church Colleges.
Additionally, Christian Value for Schools: launched in May 2009 by The National Society is designed to support schools in developing a distinctively Christian learning environment and to improve children's educational experience - www.christianvalues4schools.co.uk
Ofsted - www.ofsted.gov.uk/
All ofsted reports, publications etc
Teachers Development Agency – www.tda.gov.uk
Fairly useful site for aspiring and Newly qualified teachers.
VASIS - www.teachernet.gov.uk
VASIS is an information system that allows schools and the LDBS to look at the finance and status of buildings projects.