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Business Planning for Special Schools

A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

By Caroline Coles, Richard Field


96 pages

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Originally published in 1997. This book presents a practical way of addressing business planning in the special school. It provides examples of ways in which the business planning process can be structured, coordinated, and linked to the budget. It offers advice on the most appropriate tools and techniques used for developing a plan so that the school can capitalise on the full benefits of business planning but avoid many of the common problems. It contains a set of overheads and includes a real example business plan with an evaluation. This book is for headteachers, management teams and school governors. It is also an excellent resource for in-service training and for those studying education management in teacher training or on Post Graduate programmes. 

Table of Contents

Preface: Business Planning for Special Schools. Why Use This Book? 1. Introducing Business Planning 2. Developing an Approach to Business Planning 3. Preparing the Business Plan - Analysis 4. Preparing the Business Plan - Setting Direction 5. Preparing the Business Plan - Implementation 6. The Scope Experience 7. Example Business Plan - Meldreth Manor School. Appendix A: Business Plan Format, Appendix B: Revenue Account Example, Appendix C: Cash Flow Forecast Example, Appendix D: Business Plan Evaluation Summary, Appendix E: Overhead Transparencies - Masters

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Education Management

Reissuing works originally published between 1975 and 1997, this collection includes books covering all aspect of managing schools, from primary to further education. With an international selection of authors, some volumes present case studies while others address wider areas of concern in the management of educational institutions. Individual volumes concern special schools and specific types such as the grant-maintained system in the UK. Topics cross over from finance to staff development to politics and governance to innovation. This is an excellent varied set for any education management bookself.

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