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Managing staff sickness absence and attendance

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Last updated on 20 December 2016
School types: All · School phases: All
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How can schools reduce sickness absence by staff? We relay advice on making staff aware of absence procedures, keeping accurate absence records, and curbing the spread of illnesses. We also link to an article on getting value for money from staffing budgets.

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Contents

  1. 1 Using policies and procedures to support attendance
  2. 2 Taking steps to reduce the spread of illnesses
  3. 3 Promoting staff wellbeing
  4. 4 Case study on managing staff absence
  5. 5 Guidance on improving attendance

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