High-quality induction ensures that new governors and trustees can hit the ground running. This networking session will support the induction process for new governors by providing an opportunity for new governors to come together to network and to raise and discuss any questions or issues they have with other new governors and with members of the East Sussex Governors' Forum. We welcome any new governors to attend this session. Governor mentors or buddies are welcome to attend the session.Essential Information
This course will support governing boards with all aspects of self-review. It will explore the rationale and preferred outcomes of this type of activity, as well as providing practical tools and advice. The overall aim of the course is to help governing boards to develop and hone their ongoing review and self-evaluation activity so that governance contributes effectively to school leadership and improvement.
This networking session will bring together Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing governors to discuss talk and share about issues relating to mental health and emotional wellbeing in their schools. Governors will also find out about other training opportunities and can request that the session covers topics related to their school.Essential Information
As a new governor, you might be wondering how to start getting involved with the work of your governing board.
Induction is essential for all new governors to help understand their roles and responsibilities and effective boards should encourage everyone involved in governance, especially those new to the role, to make the most of the resources, guidance and training available to develop their knowledge and skills. Good induction can provide strategies and the basic knowledge to enable new governors to take an active role and make a
positive difference right from the start.
In a world where the education system and the expectation on governance is changing, existing governors wishing to update their governance may also find attendance beneficial.
Follow my footsteps is a session aimed at supporting governors in all aspects of governing board succession planning. The session will look at what good succession planning looks like and will support governing boards to plan for changes in chair and vice chair and support boards in ensuring they have the right skills to carry out their key governor roles and responsibilities.Essential Information
Essential training to meet statutory requirements
Governing boards in maintained schools have a statutory duty under the Education (School Teachers’ Appraisal) (England) Regulations 2012 for headteacher appraisal.
Induction is essential for all new governors and for longer term governors wishing to refresh, to help understand their roles and responsibilities.Essential Information
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