Whilst grief is a normal and natural reaction to loss, the recent Lockdown may have heightened such feelings particularly if a bereavement has been the result of COVID-19. Lisa Richards explains what can Governors do to help.
How do you know? is one of the most powerful questions in governance. This article takes a very strategic look at how we can unpick the How Do You Know question.
Does your Board understand what it means to be a ‘Corporate Entity’? This is something which can often be overlooked during induction processes. Read on for more...
New governor starting? Andy Chell looks at an ideal induction to ensure your new governor gets off to a flying start.
By the time you read this you may have participated in your first virtual governance meeting. For those of you new to virtual meetings, this article, by Fiona Stagg, offers some useful guidance on how to make the most of a virtual meeting,
‘I have never used this technology before’; ‘How will I communicate with fellow Governors and the Chair?’; ‘I may ‘drop’ out of the meeting and can’t get back in’; just some of the thoughts around a school’s first virtual meeting...
As Governors, we find ourselves in a situation that is totally alien to us, one where statutory tests are being cancelled and so we are left wondering what our role is.
Now more than ever we need to work together and support each other in managing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Andy Chell, NLG, shines a light on the governing board's role in staff performance management.