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How to book training
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10. Academies Handbook - Bitesize
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05. Clerking - Printable Self Evaluation Questions
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01. Governance Leadership - Printable Self Evaluation Questions
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02. Governance Leadership - Guide to Completing a Development Pl
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06. Clerking - Guide to Completing a Development Plan
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09. Governance Leadership - How to obtain a Governor ID (GID)
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07. Clerking - Development Plan - Example 1
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03. Governance Leadership - Development Plan - Example 1
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08. Clerking - Development Plan Template
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04. Governance Leadership - Development Plan Template
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Relationships Matter
In this article Fiona Stagg, a National Leader of Governance discusses the importance of building a team approach and how this is one of the key principles of effective governance
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The Competency Framework for GovernorSpace
Recently Governors will have seen a new document introduced called The Competency Framework. This was issued in January 2017 by the Department for Education but issued on a fairly low-key basis. It has not really been discussed during Ofsted Inspection
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Academy Conversion - Considerations when choosing a MAT
Governors at Maintained Schools, the topic of converting to become an Academy has either already come up or will very shortly be discussed. Andy Chell considers, so what do Governors need to consider when looking at Academy Chains?
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Financial Governance
Michelle Williams, Head of School Finance at Entrust talks about the role Governors have in the management of school finance
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Networking Matters – the role of networking in good governance
Fiona Stagg, a National Leader of Governance shares how networking is one the many tools by which governors can demonstrate that they are committed to their own development. Networking takes many forms and has many benefits.
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Governor Wellbeing
Fiona Stagg, a National Leader of Governance takes a different approach to the issue of governor wellbeing.
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The School Vision
In this article, Mary Gale attempts to unravel the first aspect surrounding ‘clarity of vision’ and the information needed to support a school vision in being clear.
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10 Top Tips for New Governors
Becoming a Governor can be a daunting experience, these top tips can help support you in your new role.
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School Makers - The Role of Governors?
In this article, Ken Lloyd outlines the importance of setting clear expectations of our volunteer governors.
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Preparing for Ofsted Inspections
Ofsted will scrutinise the contribution of the Governing Board to school improvement so there are some key questions you should be prepared to answer...are you confident you can answer them all?
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Should the curriculum drive the budget or the budget drive the curriculum?
For headteachers and governors there is a fine line between balancing the budget and sustaining an enriched and fit-for-purpose curriculum enabling the best outcomes for pupils. Michelle Williams looks at integrated curriculum and financial planning.
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Networking for Clerks
Does the idea of networking fill you with dread? You are not alone! Tony Lee explores the idea of networking and how clerks can make sure they don't become isolated.
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