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  • Ofsted Quality of Education judgement - 26/02/2020 - 12-13

    This Better Governor webinar will explore the Quality of Education judgement within the Ofsted framework introduced in September 2019. We will focus on how inspectors arrive at their judgement including, the evidence they look for in schools and reflect on how this impacts on governance in 2020.

    Consultant: Steve Barker February 2020

  • DfE updates PSHE guidance

    DfE updates PSHE guidance for schools

    Consultant: Steve Barker February 2020

  • DfE consultation on the future of Music education

    A consultation into the future of music education in schools is launched by the DfE.

    Consultant: Steve Barker February 2020

  • Clerk's Forum Webinar - 24th February 2020 - 12-1

    We are almost two years on from GDPR and the Data Protection Act of 2018 and this webinar will explore good practice for clerking based on lessons learnt in that time.

    Consultant: Linda Lissimore February 2020

  • The Governance of Sustainable schools webinar

    This webinar explored the growing interest in the sustainability of schools. Media attention in global warming, waste reduction, recycling and ecologically sound behaviours has focused pupils, parents and staff reflection on knowledge, learning and practice in schools. We considered global drivers and some of the local solutions that schools are successfully implementing, and how school governance should ensure effective oversight.

    Consultant: Steve Barker February 2020

  • Webinar - The Governors' role in Pay Decisions (Recorded 20th October 2019)

    This Better Governor webinar focused on school teachers’ pay and the role that governing boards should play in making decisions relating to pay awards. Governing Boards have statutory duties relating to Teachers’ Pay and this webinar will take you through these responsibilities, explaining the difference between performance-related pay and decisions on annual pay awards linked to the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD). We will explored how effective pay committees operate and what information governors should expect to receive to support their decision making. The session was facilitated by two of our governance experts; Steve Barker and Linda Waghorn and was a mix of input from them and live opinion polls

    Consultant: Steve Barker January 2020

  • Clerks' Briefing Webinar - (Recorded 29th January 2020)

    This Clerks' Briefing webinar is aimed at Clerks to Governing Boards and Trust Boards in both maintained schools and academies. This is an opportunity to get up to speed on the issues that are of relevance to school governance this term, which should influence agenda setting for this term's meetings.

    Consultant: Linda Lissimore January 2020

  • Removing Ofsted exempt status of outstanding schools

    DfE consultation on removing Ofsted exempt status

    Consultant: Steve Barker January 2020

  • Hot Topics Webinar (Recorded Monday 20th January 2020)

    This Hot Topics webinar focused on what is new in Education that governors, trustees and clerks need to know about.

    Consultant: Steve Barker January 2020

  • Shortened Key Stage 3 curriculum – Ofsted view

    Ofsted blog outlines their view of a short Key Stage 3 Curriculum.

    Consultant: Steve Barker January 2020

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Ofsted - Quality of Education judgement webinar

This Better Governor webinar will explore the Quality of Education judgement within the Ofsted framework introduced in September 2019. We will focus on how inspectors arrive at their judgement including, the evidence they look for in schools and reflect on how this impacts on governance in 2020.