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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.


New Teaching Techniques

- Wednesday, September 26, 2018

 
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Roald Dahl Day Delight!

- Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Sally Harrison is the School Library Service manager for EES for Schools. Sally has worked in primary school and public libraries for 17 years and as a children’s book reviewer. Sally is a chartered librarian, a member of the Association of Senior Children’s and Education Librarians and has been a board member of the School Library Association. Here, Sally talks about Roald Dahl Day and how your school can celebrate the occasion...  
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Why Evaluate Your Internal Controls?

- Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Jane Monaghan is a senior review consultant in the Education Finance Support team. Jane has a degree in accounting and conducts independent reviews for academy trustees and school governors concerning the appropriateness of financial controls in operation, providing the audit committee and governors with an informative report and recommendations to strengthen controls. Jane also assists in ensuring the annual reviews are compliant with current DfE policy and best practice guidelines.  
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Online Payment Systems: An End to Dinner Money Debt?

- Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jane Monaghan is a senior review consultant in the Education Finance Support team. Jane has a degree in accounting and conducts independent reviews for academy trustees and school governors concerning the appropriateness of financial controls in operation, providing the audit committee and governors with an informative report and recommendations to strengthen controls. Jane also assists in ensuring the annual reviews are compliant with current DfE policy and best practice guidelines.  
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EES for Schools Supports Award that Recognises Pupil Library Assistants

- Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Sally is the School Library Service manager for EES for Schools. She has worked in primary school and public libraries for 17 years and as a children’s book reviewer. She is a chartered librarian, a member of the Association of Senior Children’s and Education Librarians and has been a board member of the School Library Association. Here Sally celebrates the value of the pupil library assistant.  
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The Lesson Study Project

- Monday, September 26, 2016

Louise Colledge is an education adviser for Teaching and Learning at EES for Schools. In previous roles, Louise has experience of working in primary schools as a subject leader, senior teacher and member of the senior leadership team, specialising in mathematics, including numicon, and vast experience in supporting teachers across the field.
 
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The Mindset Approach

- Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Carla Ryan-Amey is the lead education adviser in the field of Mindset at EES for Schools. A primary teacher for over 20 years, Carla specialises in supporting schools to develop teaching and learning, curriculum and subject leadership. More recently, Carla has developed a Mindset approach to assist teachers in engaging with different mindsets. Here, Carla answers questions about our approach to Mindset and gives us some background on this hot topic…  
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The Thirty Names Memory Game

- Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Stephen Leatherdale is a Target Tracker helpline and support officer for EES for Schools. Stephen has worked in the education industry for 25 years and has experience in teaching and leadership in primary schools, where he was also responsible for staff wellbeing. With his wealth of experience, Stephen shares his tips for learning your pupils’ names during the first few weeks of term.  
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Me, Myself and the Summer Holidays

- Friday, July 29, 2016

Stephen Leatherdale is a Target Tracker helpline and support officer for EES for Schools. Stephen has worked in the education industry for 25 years and has experience in teaching and leadership in primary schools, where he was also responsible for staff wellbeing. With his wealth of experience, Stephen talks to us about the importance of FINALLY taking it easy!  
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Special Measures to Outstanding in 3 Years!

- Monday, March 02, 2015

ec-no-text-150x150 A few years ago I became Chair of Governors of a school that had just gone into Special Measures. Three years later, the school was judged Outstanding by Ofsted. Those three years were among the most worthwhile and satisfying of my 20 years in Education.  
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