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  • The role of the vice chair (Recorded February 2021)

    This Better Governor webinar explored the position of the vice-chair to the Governing Body. We looked at the very few regulations that apply and focus on the advantages that good practice in the role can bring to effective governance in both maintained schools and academies. This session helped; chairs improve workload through ideas for delegation and sharing, vice-chairs in becoming more effective, and any governor contemplating taking on the role, reflect on how they too can contribute towards effective governance of their school or trust.

    Consultant: Steve Barker February 2021

  • New to Chairing (Recorded January 2021)

    This Better Governor webinar was aimed at those; new to the role of chair, contemplating taking the chair, and those who simply wish to refresh their knowledge and practice. We explored the role and responsibilities of the chair of the board, explore good practice and focus on how the chair should lead the board.

    Consultant: Steve Barker January 2021

  • Cyber-security in Schools

    On the 15th July the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), in association with the Department for Education (DfE), published new guidance on managing cyber-security risks in schools.

    Consultant: Sam Williams July 2020

  • How to participate in a webinar

    Find out more about how to participate in one of our upcoming webinars

    Consultant: Steve Barker May 2020

  • Guidance for school governor virtual meetings

    School governors should not meet during Coronavirus situation. Guidance how virtual meets can take place.

    Consultant: Steve Barker March 2020

  • Glossary - Essential terminology

    A Glossary of common terms and abbreviations

    Consultant: Steve Barker December 2019

  • Barring Parents from Schools - New DfE Guidance

    The Department for Education has published guidance for schools on controlling access to school premises, including how to bar parents/carers.

    Consultant: Steve Barker December 2018

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