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This workshop is designed for those that are new to the sector or have little experience of education finance. It will examine the changing landscape and discuss the challenges and opportunities for schools and local authorities.
07 December 2017Starts: 10:00Ends: 16:00
CIPFA Mansell Street77 Mansell StreetLondonE1 8AN[See map]
£345.00 excl VAT
£295.00 excl VAT
The education landscape has changed significantly in the last few years. This includes the funding formula, accountability and governance frameworks and the increased autonomy given to academies and free schools. The role of the local authority in being a commissioner not a provider can be clearly seen in this new dynamic.
The day will set out the historical and current context of education funding and also examine the challenges and opportunities of the current landscape. Attendees will be able to:
Local authority officers new to the education finance sector. This is not suitable for those already familiar with the education finance sector.
Four and a half.
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Lisa is a CIPFA qualified accountant, and has worked for CIPFA since 2008. She joined the organisation as a finance advisor in CIPFA Networks, and has more recently moved across to the advisory team. Lisa’s two areas of expertise are in education finance, particularly academy accounts and assurance, and also in local government ‘transformation’ around the consideration of ‘alternative service delivery models’.