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  • New –What Academies must publish online

    The DfE have updated their guidance on what Academies must publish online

    Consultant: Steve Barker November 2018

  • Secondary Matters Webinar

    This Better Governor webinar focused on issues germane to secondary education. In this first of a series of Secondary Matters webinars, we explored the curriculum and how current policy, thought, research and plans to overhaul the Ofsted Inspection framework will influence what is taught in secondary schools going forward.

    Author: Ruth Murton October 2018

  • Chairs' Network

    This Better Governor Chairs’ Network webinar, was an opportunity for chairs of governing bodies, academy trusts and chairs of local academy committees to come together and discuss topical issues, with our resident governance experts in a structured debate.

    Consultant: Steve Barker October 2018

  • GDPR - What Now! - Webinar

    This Better Governor webinar looked at GDPR in our schools and academy trusts and the expectations of the DfE and Information Commissioners Office. Some schools are now responding to subject access requests.

    Consultant: Steve Barker October 2018

  • Finance Matters - School Financial Value Standard

    This Better Governor webinar is part of a series of webinars on 'Finance Matters' impacting our schools and academy trusts. This webinar is aimed at maintained schools will explore how make SFVS a valuable tool and how it is a key part of governing bodies ensuring financial compliance and efficiency.

    Consultant: Steve Barker October 2018

  • Harnessing The Powers of Social Media

    This Better Governor webinar is looking at the impact of social media on our schools. We will be asking if it can it be harnessed it so it becomes a productive tool?

    Consultant: Steve Barker October 2018

  • Secondary School Performance Data

    This webinar will provide governors and trustees, in secondary schools, with an overview of Analysing School Performance (ASP) and Inspection Data Summary Reports (IDSR).

    Consultant: Steve Barker October 2018

  • Secondary Matters 2018

    This is a new webinar series and termly these webinars will provide governors and trustees, with an opportunity to explore key topics particularly relevant to those in secondary education such as: implementation of careers guidance; the rise in exclusions and off rolling; mental health in teenagers; impact of social media.

    Consultant: Steve Barker October 2018

  • Primary Data Webinar - How governors can use ASP/IDSR to monitor school improvement

    This webinar provided governors and trustees, in primary schools, with an overview of Analysing School Performance (ASP) and Inspection Data Summary Reports (IDSR).

    Consultant: Steve Barker October 2018

  • Safeguarding 2018

    This term’s Better Governor ‘Safeguarding’ webinar was broadcasted on 2nd October at 7:45pm.

    Consultant: Steve Barker October 2018

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Hot Topics webinar May 2019

This Better Governor webinar was an opportunity for all those involved in governance, in maintained schools and academies to get up to speed with what is happening in education that is specifically relevant to governors, trustees and clerks. The session was an invaluable preparation for Governing Body and Trust Board meetings this term. This terms topics included: * New Relationship & Sex Education Guidance (DfE) * New Teacher Recruitment Website * New Related Party Transactions reporting requirements for Academy Trusts * New Interactive School Financial Value Standard (SFVS) 2019-20 * DfE funding to schools for Teachers' Pension increases This webinar was facilitated by our governance experts Steve Barker and Linda Waghorn and was a mix of input from them together with opinion polls and questions from governors.