Cole School Experts supporting the Variety 4WD Adventure

Cole School Experts supporting the Variety 4WD Adventure

Wendy, our Managing Director, is back from her adventure out in the Red Centre! She and her husband, Scott, were completing a final survey as volunteer officials for the Variety 4WD Adventure, a 7 day outback experience happening in March to raise money for vulnerable kids and their families. Variety 4wd Adventure       […]


Exciting News!

Following a turbulent 2020 we are sure that Schools are looking forward to a positive start to term and a successful 2021 for students, staff and parents! Here at Cole School Experts, we too are looking forward to continuing our work with you and supporting the school community. Some of the aspects of the next […]


2020 TERM 4 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. Topics considered this issue are: Exciting news! What is a virtual bursar? Keeping your school’s plates spinning in uncertain times Who are the cole school experts? School debtor management School-based […]


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, […]


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 1 – Enrolment Applications and Terms Enrolment Applications Your enrolment application is the most important set of documents and it is imperative that you put in place appropriate systems and checklists to make sure you get it right! We have seen hundreds of these documents and the number of times that we have come […]


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 […]