Preparing for Ofsted - 22 April 2021
Ofsted inspections have identified the key role governors play in school leadership. This training gives advice and guidance to governors about the Ofsted framework, how they can contribute to school inspections and the types of questions they may be asked. This training will be delivered virtually.
New Governor's Induction - 29 April & 06 May 2021
Becoming a governor can be a daunting experience. This training is designed to meet the needs of new governors and uses the DfE Governance Competency Framework as the basis for new governors to understand the expectations of their role and statutory responsibilities. This training will be delivered virtually.
Strategic Planning and Challenge - 11 May 2021
A fundamental element of the strategic role of governors is the setting and monitoring of targets, particularly linked to the school development plan. This session will take governors through the planning, monitoring and review cycle and identify the support and challenge that governors can provide. This training will be delivered virtually.
Chairs Network - 18 May 2021
The Chairs Network is a termly meeting which includes a briefing on the latest developments in governance, best practice and policy updates from the DfE. This training will be delivered virtually.
The Governor's Role in Complaints - 10 June 2021
This session looks at the role and responsibilities of governors in complaints – from ensuring that your school has a policy that is fit for purpose, to being part of a panel hearing complaints. This training will be delivered virtually.
Special School Governor Briefing - 14 June 2021
This briefing will cover all the key aspects that a governor of a special school needs to know. It will include information about the context of the governance of special schools such as data, roles and responsibilities and the nature of provision. This training will be delivered virtually.
Governing Body Self-Review - 23 June 2021
This session will provide practical tools for governors to reflect on their skills, compliance with statutory duties, the effectiveness of the governing body and areas for development to ensure that governors are contributing to effective governance. This training will be delivered virtually.