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Monitoring financial benchmarking

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Last updated on 2 December 2016
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How can governors ensure the school is benchmarking effectively? We relay benchmarking guidance from the Department for Education and one of our associate experts. We also set out questions for governors to ask school leaders about the process.

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  1. 1 What is benchmarking?
  2. 2 Reporting to governors on benchmarking
  3. 3 Benchmarking: governors’ role
  4. 4 Comparing expenditure: tools from the DfE
  5. 5 Benchmarking potential suppliers

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