Effectively Manage Fees & Debtors in Schools – Webinar

Effectively Manage Fees & Debtors in Schools – Webinar

Is invoicing and distribution of fees a laborious task? Do your aged debtor reports need improving? Are you resource poor and find it difficult to chase and collect outstanding fees? Do you have too many old debts from alumni families? Join us for a collaborative Cole Connect and TH!NK webinar event with Cole School Experts, […]


Are you using Debtor Management and Debt Collection to your advantage?

This article explains the differences between Debtor Management and Debt Collection and how they are positive tools for schools to use when following up parents who have not paid their accounts. Additionally, the correct use of such tools will achieve positive changes to the payment culture of the schools community. Whether at the beginning of the […]


2020 TERM 3 NEWSLETTER

Read the latest news, updates, project case studies, topical articles for the school sector from Cole School Experts and our Strategic Partners in our latest eNewsletter. 2020 Term 3 Newsletter


Successive Fixed Term Employment Contracts – What You Need to Know

Employment may be offered to employees on the basis that it is for a fixed term (i.e. 12 months) or until a specified date. When the agreed date in the contract is reached, the contract will expire. However, in circumstances where an employee has been engaged pursuant to a series of fixed term employment contracts, […]


Keeping Your School’s Plates Spinning in Uncertain Times – part 2

In this series of articles we are considering the challenge for school Leadership and the Business Manager of balancing competing priorities and preparing for the impact of a crisis. In Part 1 we looked at financial impact and making opportunity of a crisis. In this part we look at how analysing operational activities can help […]


Budget Time!

As the 2019 Financial Questionnaire is completed, schools move towards the budget for 2021. None of us need to hear further comment on what a year 2020 has been, but based upon the changes schools have experienced, of which some will stay into 2021 and beyond, it is critical that next year’s budget be built […]


Tips & Tricks to Effectively Manage Debtors & Fees

Part 3 – Navigating our way through a post-Covid world Part 1 of our series looked at enrolment applications and terms. Part 2 addressed split families and payment arrangements. Part 3 was to consider enforcement steps and processes, but I thought it was timely to write about the challenges and the ‘new normal’ we look to […]


School-based Software = Whole of Community Engagement

It is no surprise that a school-based Software will make your Administrators, Teachers and Staff lives a whole lot easier. But here’s the kicker, when you team up with a really clever, powerful, School Management and Portal Software that connects your whole community, then that’s a no-brainer! We have no doubt that Small Schools face […]


Keeping Your School’s Plates Spinning in Uncertain Times – part 1

In this series of articles we consider the challenge for school Leadership and the Business Manager of balancing competing priorities and preparing for the impact of a crisis. Part 1 School crises and the financial impact Though a hot topic presently, crisis management is not just applicable in the current pandemic. There are a range […]


2020 TERM 2 NEWSLETTER

Read the latest news, updates, project case studies, topical articles for the school sector from Cole School Experts and our Strategic Partners in our latest eNewsletter. 2020 Term 2 Newsletter