Articles

  • 22 Apr 2022

    Managing an invigilator shortage - Summer 2022

    As a recent survey* revealed that 83% of centres are still experiencing a shortage of invigilators ahead of this summer’s exams series, in this article we provide some suggestions which may help centres to manage a shortage of invigilators.

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  • 01 Apr 2022

    Hints and tips for dealing with workplace disputes

    Employment law regulates the relationship between employers and employees. It governs what employers can expect from employees, what employers can ask employees to do, and sets out employees' rights at work.

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  • 01 Mar 2022

    A centre-wide approach to prepare students for the summer exams series

    As we embark upon our first summer exams series since 2019, one challenge for centres will be to ensure that their candidates are fully prepared for a prolonged exams period.

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  • 01 Feb 2022

    The skills required to be an effective exams officer

    It takes an individual with a specific skillset to successfully undertake the exams officer role.

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  • 03 Jan 2022

    The Exams Officer Digital Accreditation - a key part of an exams officer's professional development

    The importance of possessing a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the latest JCQ regulations is a key element of the exams officer role.

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  • 02 May 2022

    What should you include in your will?

    A will is a legal document which expresses your wishes as to how your estate is to be distributed after your death. When you come to write your will, it can be difficult to know where to start and what you should include.

    Creating a will is vital to ensure your wishes are met after your death and can help ensure your family and any advisors understand how you want your money, property and possessions (estate) are to be distributed.

    In this article, NAEO partner firm, Morrish Solicitors, explains what you should include in your will.

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  • 02 May 2022

    Top 5 tips for choosing a residential conveyancer

    Buying or selling a property is not only one of the biggest financial transactions of your life, but also one of the most stressful life events you can go through. It is particularly stressful because of the length of time it takes to secure the purchase and the fact it is probably the most expensive asset you will ever own. Therefore, it’s important you choose the right Residential Conveyancer to help make the process as hassle-free as possible.  

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  • 01 Apr 2022

    Managing and appraising performance - Some legal issues

    Appraisal processes and monitoring performance can be a very useful process as it gives you and your manager the opportunity to regularly review how well you are performing at work.

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  • 01 Mar 2022

    Whistleblowing - What are my rights and protections?

    Sometimes malpractice is witnessed by staff in the workplace. This could take the form of exam malpractice/fraud, safeguarding, health and safety or physical abuse of children, for example.

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  • 01 Feb 2022

    Over-worked and over-burdened in education? Your rights explained

    According to TUC research in 2020, a quarter (24.5 per cent) of teachers and educational professionals worked unpaid overtime at an average rate of 10.7 hours per week.

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