The appointment of good staff is one of the most important tasks which heads and deputy heads share with governors. This guide has been written for the Secondary Heads Association by Ann Mullins, head of Highbury Fields School and a members of SHA's executive committee. Copies are available from: SHA, Publications Department, 130 Regent Road, Leicester LE1 7PG.
DEVELOPING CAREERS SKILLS: AN ACTION PLAN FOR STUDENTS
The Association of Graduate Recruiters has produced a leaflet giving advice to students about choosing a degree subject and starting university. Copies available by sending C5-size SAE to AGR, Sheraton House, Castle Park, Cambridge CB3 OAX, 01223 356720.
REPRESENTING BEST PRACTICE IN TEACHER RECRUITMENT
The Federation of Recruitment and Employment Services education section has produced a free leaflet on how to select a reputable agency for the supply of temporary teachers. Using a FRES member removes many of the pressures associated with finding locum teachers such as interviewing and reference checking since all members have been stringently vetted. Details: Narelle Gallen, 0171 323 4300.