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Book your place on our SENCO Award programme now
by Web Team - Friday, 8 September 2017, 10:26 AM


Book your place on the next intake starting in February 2018 - click here to find out more and to apply online.  Join over 1400 SENCOs who have successfully passed this Master's level course, and become a SUPER SENCO with us:



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Join our popular School Administration Certificate today!
by Web Team - Monday, 21 August 2017, 12:43 PM


This exciting 8-month course designed for school administrators, will help you improve and consolidate skills in office administration.  It is also excellent preparation if you wish to continue to study the full suite of SBM qualifications.  Click here for more information and to apply online for our next programme starting in October!


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New SBM apprenticeships are in the pipeline ...
by Web Team - Monday, 21 August 2017, 12:42 PM

Once approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships later in the year, we aim to deliver new SBM apprenticeship standards (developed by ‘Trailblazer’ employers groups) at
Levels 4 and 6 to school business managers and others in the schools sector. There is also a Level 7 (Master’s)
higher apprenticeship for school business leaders in the pipeline too.

Click here to visit our apprenticeships page for further information.

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Read latest NASBM digest of education news topics
by Web Team - Monday, 21 August 2017, 12:39 PM

Keep up to date with NASBM's weekly online news round ups on their site here - read the latest education news stories on leading support services, finance, HR, policy as well as teaching & learning.

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Are you a Serco employee and would like to know more about our Higher Apprenticeships?
by Web Team - Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 9:19 AM

If so, we held 2 x online information sessions on Friday 30th June, if you would like to hear a recording of these sessions, please use the links below to enter the programme web pages and the recordings can be found on the right hand side of each page:

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Discounted NASBM membership available for our SBM participants
by Web Team - Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 4:55 PM


If you are currently studying a full SBM programme delivered by the SBM Partnership then you can become a new member of NASBM at a reduced rate of only £50 for a year’s membership (T&Cs apply). Click here to find out more about our SBM programmes. If you would like to take advantage of this fantastic offer for our participants, contact us for further details, T: 01452 727272 (office hours) or E:


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Would you like to know more about the SENCO Award programme before you apply?
by Web Team - Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 4:51 PM


Why not listen to our informative online briefing which gives you a taste of the SENCO Award programme?

The online meeting was led by Dr Jo Winwood (Senior Lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton and the academic lead for our SENCO Award programme) who was joined by a previous SENCO Award...

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Opportunities for funding assistance
by Web Team - Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 4:33 PM
Our SBM programmes are approved for the following schemes:
  • Advanced Learner Loans (for Level 4)
  • Enhanced Learning Credits

    Click here for further information on these initiatives and check if you are eligible to use them to help finance your SBM programme.