Competency Framework for Governance Webinar - 'Strategic Leadership' (January 2017)

Competency Framework for Governance Webinar - 'Strategic Leadership' (January 2017)

Consultant: Steve BarkerDate posted: January 2017

This webinar replay will bring you up-to-date with Strategic Leadership as seen within the new Competency Framework for Governance, published by the DfE in January 2017


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This new webinar focused on the first competency area within the new framework, that of Strategic Leadership and builds on our intial webinar, on the Competency Framework, that took place on January 23rd.


The DfE describe the Competency Framework as  encompassing ‘the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed for effective governance in maintained schools, academies and multi-academy trusts.’ This second of seven webinars explores the the Strategic Leadership element of the framework in detail and will provide governors and clerks with an understanding of how this key element of effective governance can be shaped in your school or academy moving forward. We will explore the five aspects of this element, which are defined as:


  1. Setting direction
  2. Culture, Vision and Values
  3. Decision making
  4. Collaborative working with stakeholders
  5. Risk management


Although there are, in total, 16 competencies within the Competency Framework for Governance, these are encompassed within six key competencies:


  1. Strategic Leadership
  2. Accountability
  3. People
  4. Structures
  5. Compliance
  6. Evaluation

Competency Framework for Governance - Strategic Leadership webinar replay


The subsequent five, short webinars will focus in turn on each of the other key competency areas. The next webinar in the series will take place on Thursday 23rd February.


The webinar session is relevant to both maintained schools and academies.

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