Procurement & Contract Management
We are developing our expertise in relation to procurement and how to both comply with statutory requirements (EU legislation etc.) and obtain value for money with regard to contracts, service level agreements and purchasing of supplies and services.
The Trust has an ICT Working Group to review, develop and monitor ICT practice within all of the Trust academies. We want the NET academies to be innovative and at the forefront of new technologies providing the best opportunities for students to develop essential ICT skills that will allow them to adapt to any technological environment in their future studies or in the workplace.
Key Service Features
- ICT Audits
- Security and online safety
- Policy Development
- Group Procurement
- NET Portal
- Development Plans / Refresh Plans
- Central Support
Benefits of the Service
The ICT support team is able to facilitate many opportunities for the academies to share information, group procure contracts or equipment, tackle security issues, identify potential risks with advice to help avoid these and much more. We intend to continue to build on the expertise in this group to provide invaluable support to the NET academies as the pressure builds for our academies to be reactive to technological advancements.
Data & Performance
Data is critical to effective performance management in both academies and the Trust itself. Every school needs to have its own improvement strategy informed by robust self-assessment, and the function at Trust level can support academies in the gathering, using and understanding their data.
Key Service Features
The team provide help and advice to Principals, data leads, curriculum leads and data managers in academies across the full range of education data and information, including:
- Early Years Foundation Stage Profile
- Key Stages 1, 2 and 4
- Absence, Persistent Absence and Exclusions
- School Census
- Curriculum Models/Planning
- Timetabling (KS3/4/5)
- Qualification Discounting
- Target Setting
We also provide support for other data sources such as:
- Raise Online
- Fischer Family Trust
- Department for Education Publications
For more information, contact us today.