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Why schools should use a financial management software package designed specifically for schools

Posted by Tribal Group on November 20, 2017

Schools are big business and successfully managing your school’s finances efficiently is imperative for success. Rigorous financial management demands efficiency and accountability but if you are using an off the shelf finance software package not specifically designed for schools, how can you be sure you are getting value for money?

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Topics: Schools & Early Years

The Tribal Foundation - Helping to empower the world of education

Posted by Tribal Group on August 2, 2017

Many will know Tribal as a software and services company who provide tools to education providers such as schools, colleges, universities, training providers and employers. What you might not know is that, through the work of our company charity the Tribal Foundation, we not only help empower the world of education, we empower children and young people too.

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The top five things to look for in a Student Management System

Posted by Tribal Group on June 2, 2017

A leading student management system will help you manage the entire student journey from enquiry and recruitment through to graduation and alumni. It should also have a high-level of flexibility and configurability to accommodate the unique requirements of different training and local regulatory requirements.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education

10 on-the-job training roles for career success

Posted by Tribal Group on April 28, 2017

Apprentices want intense training, a clear career path, good pay, and to be inspired.

Here are ten fantastic roles that tick all boxes:

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

5 things to think about now that you are an employer training provider

Posted by Tribal Group on April 13, 2017

Congratulations! If you're reading this you may have recently found out that you have made it onto the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers. Step one may be complete - but the hard work starts now.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability

Transforming lives in Adult and Community Learning

Posted by Tribal Group on March 21, 2017

Many of those working in Adult and Community Skills delivery unsurprisingly are committed to transforming lives through education. Often those that engage with the services of adult education have previously fallen through the educational net, so access to, and good experience of education is a key challenge in the sector, and one that is being increasingly met through the use of data.

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Topics: Further Education

Top ten tips for self-assessment

Posted by Tribal Group on March 17, 2017

Self-assessment is widely-regarded as an essential element of the improvement cycle, but it is all too often misunderstood and maligned. Learning to self-assess effectively as an organisation is not easy and the skills to do so have to be developed. 

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Topics: Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability

Improving your charter school: seven reasons for an external review

Posted by Tribal Group on March 15, 2017

Growing accountability and the need to maintain registration are becoming increasingly challenging for charter schools. A comprehensive external review can provide invaluable information to help you manage this.

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Topics: Schools & Early Years

Is your college admissions process counter-productive?

Posted by Tribal Group on March 13, 2017

For many further education providers online admissions might consist of an online prospectus and a form page for enquiries and applications. Behind the scenes college admissions staff can often be found printing out the completed forms, thereby turning the digital experience into a slow paper-based one, guilty of eating up excessive resource, delaying responses to applicants and running the risk of increasing drop-off rates as engagement reduces.

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Topics: Further Education

Can Further Education colleges follow Government's 'Digital by Default' strategy?

Posted by Tribal Group on March 2, 2017

Last week the government announced its delayed digital transformation strategy, setting out plans to deliver ‘digital by default’ services more efficiently across the public sector by 2020. By its own admission, “Government has been slow to use the transformative potential of digital technology to change the way it does business. It is at a double disadvantage, therefore: big and slow.”

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Topics: Further Education