Rob Merino

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Rob is Head of the One Education Governor Support Service.  He has an in-depth knowledge of governance and accountability in the public sector.  

Previous experience also includes a number of years as a programme and change management professional delivering large organisational transformation projects.

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Rob Merino has written 9 posts

Governor Support

Clerking Competency Framework

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The Clerking Competency Framework, released at the very end of last week, provides non-statutory guidance on the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to provide professional clerking to the governing boards of maintained schools, academies and multi-academy trusts.

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Governor Support

Governance Handbook Changes

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The latest iteration of the ‘Governance Handbook’ was published this week. The latest edition has been restructured completely around the DfE's newly identified six features of effective governance.

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Academies

Academy Chains Unlocked

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The Reform think tank have published the Academy Chains Unlocked report which presents results from the first survey of academy chain chief executives...

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Governor Support

Why Become a School Governor?

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A colleague once asked me why anyone would consider becoming a school governor. It is unpaid voluntary work, dealing with complex situations, with lots of evening meetings, increasing expectations, and for what?

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