This Better Governor webinar will explore the role of governance in recruiting headteachers and focus on best practice in ensuring schoools secure the leadership they deserve. The cost of not being successful in recruiting a headteacher places a significant premium on getting the whole process right first time. Governing Bodies and Trust Boards need to ensure that investing in a recruitment process delivers value for money.
This Better Governor, Clerks' Forum webinar will explore the governance of data protection, in the light of the 2018 Data Protection Act, with a specific focus on the role of the clerk.
This Better Governor webinar took place on February 27th at 08.00. It explored how governors, trustees and those serving on Local Academy Committees ensure that parental complaints are handled effectively within their schools. Governing Boards are required to ensure that the school or academy has effective systems in place for listening to the views of parents and carers, and responding to their concerns. Governors may also be involved in commissioning or conducting investigations. This webinar also explored best practice issues surrounding parental complaints handling.
This Clerks’ Briefing webinar provided clerks to governing bodies and trust boards with an update on the latest developments in educational policy, practice and consultation that should influence agendas for governing body/trust meetings this term. We briefed clerks on relevant subjects and suggest actions that are appropriate to clerks in providing advice, support and guidance to governors and trustees.
A new guide to careers in schools for governors has been published in January 2019
An overview of the DfE launch of the ‘Activity Passport’ aimed at Primary-aged children in England.
The first Better Governor, Hot Topics webinar of 2019 was held on Thursday 17th January at 7pm. The aim of the sessions was to bring all those involved in governance up to speed with what is happening in education, that is specifically relevant to school governors in academies and maintained schools.
The Department for Education has published guidance for schools on controlling access to school premises, including how to bar parents/carers.
This webinar will provide governors and trustees, in secondary schools, with an overview of Analysing School Performance (ASP) and the Inspection Data Summary Report (IDSR).
This webinar was aimed at those clerks new to role who wish to develop their awareness and understanding of: • the structure of academies • key documentation • the role of the clerk • clerking competencies