The Independent Schools Council and the associations it
represents fully support efforts to tackle racism or any other type
of discrimination - there is need for positive, meaningful
Racism is a serious issue for all schools and for wider
ISBA has published details of its forthcoming webinars for
schools taking place in May and early June 2020. Each webinar
is designed to provide members with professional development
training, and detailed advice and guidance from expert
speakers. Together with the accompanying documentation in
ISBA's online reference library, the webinars are providing much
needed support to schools as they navigate these challenging times
of the pandemic.
In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, ISBA has
been running a revised professional development programme for its
members which has included webinars dedicated to the issues arising
from COVID-19 for schools. We are delighted that some 2024
attendees have so far joined us for the webinars and we look
forward to hosting more during April. Please click here to read
more about the new programme.
Farrer & Co has produced guidance on how schools should
consider approaching how to handle the developing crisis
surrounding the spread of the Coronavirus. Members will have
seen the Government guidance and that from the BSA.
This legal note gives, at Section 5, the potential legal
considerations and issues, possible implications for the parent
contract and issues related to the school's insurers.