Department for Education praises “shocking” employment practices to cut costs

Cuts at a Sheffield school were among £172m savings the School Resource Management Adviser pilot claims to have identified.

Schools could save money by stopping staff pay outside of term-time to get “maximum value for money,” according to Department for Education (DfE) report. 

The report, an evaluation of the School Resource Management Adviser pilot, highlights cuts made by the Chapeltown Academy in Sheffield, where administration staff had their hours reduced to "term-time only" or 0.87 of a full time job. The report does not specify how much money was saved from the changes, but notes two staff...
source: New Statesman

2020-02-13 14:50
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