Blog

EES for Schools is an education organisation dedicated to the supply of products and services designed for school effectiveness.

We have a wealth of experience and years of helpful advice to share. Through a series of blog posts, our education experts reveal tips, advice and, often, relatable rants on topics that matter to you.


Baseline Assessment: Conquer the Confusion

- Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Kelly Gleed is a business development manager for EES for Schools. Kelly has worked across education and childcare for nine years as a nursery nurse, class teacher and a foundation stage leader. With a wealth of knowledge behind her, Kelly has numerous insights into the wonderful (but often confusing!) world of teaching. Here, Kelly talks about baseline assessment and her recommendations to conquer the confusion…  
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Colin Goes National: Chapter One - Induction

- Monday, June 06, 2016

Colin Hooker, Senior HR Consultant, recently became a National Leader of Governance (NLG). Colin keeps us updated on his journey as a NLG and gives us insight into the process...    
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Staffing Recruitment and Retention

- Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Recruitment is my day–to-day job. I work with schools to help them recruit staff to their schools. One of the things that always strikes me is the peculiarity of the three resignation dates through the school year (for headteachers, by 31 January, 30 April, 30 September and for all other teaching posts, by 28 February, 31 May and 31 October) which, as we all know, leads to a peak of frantic activity to replace staff; this tends to be for teaching staff but also occurs when recruiting to the leadership team.  
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Colin Goes National

- Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Strong leadership and governance are essential for improving schools. Stephen Nunn, HR Manager, tells us how one of his team has responded to that challenge:  
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School Effectiveness+: Engaging with parents, the community and other agencies

- Tuesday, November 10, 2015

What makes a high-performing school?
This week, we’ll be considering engaging with parents, the community and other agencies.  
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School Effectiveness+: Safeguarding

- Tuesday, November 03, 2015

What makes a high-performing school?
This week, we’ll be considering safeguarding.  
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Academies Today: The Next Five Years of UK Education

- Monday, October 26, 2015

In a recent article published in Academies Today, Liam Donnison discusses the impact of the new government and policies which could affect education. 
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Headteacher Update & SecEd: What Makes an Effective School?

- Monday, October 26, 2015

Judging the effectiveness of a school can be a challenge. Ofsted guidelines are a good measure of how schools are performing in terms of current issues and government focus, but these are just one aspect of a school’s improvement and development.  
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School Effectiveness+: Performance Management

- Thursday, October 22, 2015

What makes a high-performing school?  
This week, we’ll be considering performance management.  
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School Effectiveness+: Pedagogy and Teaching Techniques

- Tuesday, October 13, 2015

What makes a high-performing school?
This week, we’ll be considering pedagogy and teaching techniques
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