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Governor Training : Chairs and Clerks Working Together

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Course description

The voluntary nature of governance makes it important that governing boards conduct their business efficiently to make the best use of
everyone's time. Professional clerking has a vital role to play in meeting the requirements of the governing board and a strong and effective working relationship between the clerk and the chair of governors is key to this.

This course aims to promote effective governance by bringing both parties together to explore:

  • The competency framework for governance and the clerking competency framework

  • Efficient and effective working practice.

Training objectives

This session offers the opportunity for the chair and the clerk to come together and spend time looking at ways of working in order to ensure
the efficiency and effectiveness of the governing board.

It will look at what chairs and clerks can expect of each other and who contributes what to the smooth running of the governing board.

There will be an opportunity to evaluate the strategic effectiveness of your own governing board.

Learning outcomes
By the end of the course it is anticipated that participants will:

• Know more about the roles of the chair and the clerk
• Understand the importance of working together effectively
• Be able to provide a strategic leadership framework for the governing board

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Target Audience

This course is for Clerks and Chairs to Governors in East Sussex schools that are independent, primary academies, secondary academies and free schools, maintained primary, maintained special and maintained secondary.



Start Date
Wednesday 6 July 2022
End Date
Wednesday 6 July 2022
Closing Date
Monday 4 July 2022
18:30 - 20:30
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