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Building in schools – the correct order of things

In our last instalment we looked at engaging consultants, the tender process and some key issues regarding construction contracts.  In this article we review the final issues before a building project commences ...
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Build a school – The Consultant’s Role

Construction projects abound in schools.  Ensuring good outcomes requires careful planning from the initial ‘light globe’ moment to that joyous day when the ribbon is cut. During any construction project, ...
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How are schools changing the way they operate?

Full blog & video: https://blog.edsmart.com/video-cole-school-experts With upheavals in school operations, our partners at EdSmart asked us to take the temperature of the current climate and draw from our school experiences ...
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Reducing future vulnerability with processes

There are many types of risks that schools face. In this article series we are considering the operational and financial vulnerability of schools. What are these risks and how do ...
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The Place of Governance

A question regarding Board members. What distinguishes their work from that of management and operations? Why do we separate the various functions of organisations into governance, management, and operations? What ...
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