State of Education Report 2017 state-of-education-booklet-Final-WEB - Page 5

What do you expect to be the biggest challenge for your school to manage over the next academic year (2017/18)? Top five most-cited challenges: 51% Budget pressures/lack of funding 53% Budget pressures/lack of funding 50% Budget pressures/lack of funding Governor perspective A lack of funding is also a concern for 11% Teacher and school leader workload 15% 12% Teacher and school leader workload Teacher recruitment and retention the majority of school governors. Eight in 10 (79%) governors expect budget pressure 10% 9% Teacher recruitment and retention Teacher recruitment and retention 8% Teacher and school leader workload to be a challenge for their board to manage or oversee in the 2017/18 academic 6% Quality of teaching and leadership 6% 4% Quality of teaching and leadership Quality of teaching and leadership year. Monitoring school performance under the new performance measures, and managing staff wellbeing 4% Providing for pupils with SEND 5% Providing for pupils with SEND 4% Other and morale, also rank highly as expected challenges for 59% and 47% of governors respectively in the year ahead. All schools JOIN THE DEBATE Primary @THEKEYSL #STATEOFED Secondary PAGE 5