This area of the Better Governor website, focuses on news articles and reports that highlight school issues impacting on pupils, their needs and requirements, and how governing bodies can ensure their school provides the right support, at the right time, to all pupils, from the most vulnerable to the most able.
The government have been working collaboratively to develop coordinated systems and practices to support children's mental health and well-being. There is an expectation now, reflected in the current Ofsted inspection framework, that schools are actively engaged in recognising characteristics, signposting and in some instances having appropriate provision in schools to support pupils’ well-being and mental health.
This Better Governor webinar focused on safeguarding in schools and academies and what effective governance oversight looks like in 2020.
DfE consults School Governors on Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020
This webinar explored the role of governors and trustees in Pupil Exclusions,
An overview of the DfE launch of the ‘Activity Passport’ aimed at Primary-aged children in England.
The House of Commons Education Committee has published a report, in July 2018 criticising the increasing use of exclusions by schools.
This Better Governor webinar explores how governors, trustees and those serving on Local Academy Committees ensure the needs of disadvantaged pupils are met within their schools.
This Better Governor webinar focuses on the safeguarding in 2018 reflecting not just the changes in the new Keeping Children Safe in Education, for September 2018, but also looking at emerging themes in the ever-changing challenge of safeguarding children and young people.
The Department for Education has updated its guidance for secondary schools on the Year 7 Literacy & Numeracy Catch-up Premium. This article summarises the guidance.
RAISEonline is disappearing on 31st July 2017 and being replaced by a new service called Analysing School Performance. Read more here....