How are schools changing the way they operate?

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. Even though schools right around the world are experiencing changes in operations in real-time, very few of us have the time to step back and […]


New Laws for Casual Employees in Schools

On 22 March 2021 the Commonwealth Government passed legislation aimed to address uncertainty around the engagement of casual employees. This article, written by our Strategic Partners Lynch Meyer Lawyers, discusses the new amendments and actions required to ensure that schools are meeting their employment law obligations in relation to casual employees in schools.


2021 Term 1 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: Inside schools with Cole school experts Credible reporting of school financials Practical legal solutions bulletin Who are the Cole school experts? Fee collection in […]


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 […]