The Journal for Executive and Governance Leaders

Topic - Legal, Finance and Resources

Roger Inman

SEN Placements in Mainstream Schools: successful challenge by Academy confirms correct process to be used by Local Authorities

The placement of students with the most extensive Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) in mainstream schools continues to be a significant challenge as schools’ resources reduce. Mainstream schools have limited legal grounds for declining to be named by a Local Authority (LA) in a pupil’s Education, Health and Care…

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Ian Buss

Fraud in the Education Sector

Throughout 2018, the threat to schools from fraudsters has compounded – not only are schools’ finance teams being targeted through malicious emails or vishing (telephone) scams but their pupils also face an increasing threat. They too are vulnerable to scams, but equally worryingly fraudsters also look to vulnerable young people…

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