Acquiring and ordering teaching materials could be improved through a resource management process in conjunction with the head of department and senior leadership team. Example resource management process for a school:
At the beginning of the spring term, senior and middle leaders submit requests for budget items including: textbooks, exercise books, classroom resources and furniture. Early ordering of these is essential to receive discounts and delivery. Resource management and new changes to course materials should be planned in advance.
Resource management of photo coping for teaching and learning resources in most subjects are textbooks, rooms, chair and other fixed assets. Photocopied materials should be use judiciously to supplement books and learning material, also monitored. When large numbers of photocopied materials are required Risograph is the most economical way of producing more than 100 copies. Photocoping large quantities require resources management with one person responsible for the resource.
Photocopying could be requested in advance and may be completed only with certain approval for large quantities for resource management savings. Example: photocopying request?
Name of employee
Number of copies
Booking Rooms and Changes
Booking ICT rooms, library time could be controlled for more efficient resource management. Room allocation at the beginning of a year or certain project also helps the resource management process.
Written by: Education Tay RCB