“The main focus of regulation and accountability in the schools sector is on promoting well-being and raising standards or, in other words, effectiveness. But effectiveness cannot be achieved at any price, because public money will always be limited…”
Valuable Lessons – Improving economy and efficiency in schools,The Audit Commission, July 2009

The Times Educational Supplement recently described current funding in schools as “…the last year of plenty”. The funding increases of recent years – some 56% in real terms – won’t continue, regardless of the changing political landscape in 2010. Economy, efficiency and effectiveness are the order of the day.

How are you preparing for tougher times? The 5th annual School Financial Management conference – focused on economy and efficiency in schools – is your opportunity to confront the challenges facing Bursars and School Business Managers across the country.

Click here to see an overview of this event. You can also see details of the day in our conference programme.

Last year’s delegates said: “Excellent value for money. Full of practical ideasthat can be implemented.”
RW, Administrator, Netherlands Avenue School

“Very informative, in a relaxed and practical format. Materials excellent.”
AW, Business Manager, Guthlaxton College

Well worth attending and vital to the work of a SBM.”
HH, Office and Business Manager, Henlow VC