Staff absence costs can be one of the biggest causes of budget overspend in the education sector
For you to reduce the number of days lost to staff absence within your school, you need to understand the causes and take preventative measures through early intervention. Once you understand the reasons for absence, you can begin to take steps to reduce the impact of these causes within your school, which will help you cut costs and build a solid reputation of high attendance.
Our HR consultants can provide support to you with reviewing your absence data and provide recommendations and an action plan for managing and reducing absence in your school. They can also provide training to managers, conduct absence review meetings and advise on best practice.
In addition, EduPeople, our HR, payroll and pensions software and service allows you to monitor trends and form insights into staff absence, enabling you to develop effective solutions.
In any educational institution, the presence and dedication of skilled staff are paramount to fostering a productive and conducive learning environment for students. When teachers or other essential staff are absent, it can have a profound impact on pupil learning outcomes. This blog looks at this impact and suggests strategies for improvement.