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Code: GOV777 Safeguarding Children in Education: Initial Safeguarding Governors Responsibilities

East Sussex Children’s Service and the East Sussex Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) has set an expectation that the named safeguarding link governors attend, prior to or shortly after appointment, in-depth face to face training delivered by the East Sussex Governor and Clerking Services.

This session will provide new safeguarding link governors the knowledge to work effectively with the school’s designated safeguarding lead (DSL) and ensure the governing body's responsibilities are being met.

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1 07 November 2019 11:00 - 14:00 Wellshurst Golf Club Map

Code: GOV789 Governor Training : Special Educational Needs (SEN)

The national Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice applies to maintained schools and academies. It says in paragraph 6.3: There should be a member of the governing body or a sub-committee with specific oversight of the school’s arrangements for SEN and disability.

This session will provide governors with SEND responsibilities the knowledge to work effectively with the schools SEND Lead and ensure the governing body's repsonsibilities are being met.

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1 13 November 2019 19:00 - 21:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: LSC601 LSCB : Managing Allegations Against Staff

On this course participants will look at methods to effectively manage the process of an allegation against a colleague or themselves.
This training is only aimed at professionals who will be directly involved in The Managing Allegations process and who have a relevant need to investigate.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.

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1 13 November 2019 09:30 - 13:30 Wellshurst Golf Club Map

Code: GOV782 Governor Training : Schools Finance - An Introduction to Finance

This course aims to provide new governors or governors new to school finance with an understanding of how schools are funded and the part the governing board plays in ensuring financial accountability.

 

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1 14 November 2019 19:00 - 21:00 The Civic Centre Map

Code: OE121 Outdoor Education : Governor & Management Board Roles & Responsibilities for School Trips (A.M. course)

To provide Governors and Members of the Management Board with a clear understanding of their role and responsibilities for the management of offsite visits and school trips.

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1 14 November 2019 09:00 - 13:00 Bushy Wood Scout Camp Map

Code: SCR128 Single Central Record (SCR) - for those in school who maintain and audit the SCR

This training is aimed at those who maintain the Single Central Record (SCR); Bursars, Business Managers, Office Administration, Headteachers, Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) and Safeguarding Lead Governors, to ensure compliance with Keeping Children Safe in Education and safer recruitment guidance. There will be opportunity to consider each column/section of the SCR with opportunity for questions and queries. We will also consider the responsibilities of the Headteacher, Safeguarding Lead Governor and Designated Safeguarding Lead in ensuring compliance. Please note current HR guidance is only available to schools that have bought into their service.

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1 19 November 2019 09:00 - 12:00 The Civic Centre Map

Code: GOV763 Governor Training : Managing and Avoiding Potential Conflicts and Complaints

Too many gripes, grumbles and grievances?

Always trouble shooting?


This is your guide to successful complaints handling. Like our previously offered Effective Handling of Complaints course,
Managing and Avoiding Potential Conflicts and Complaints explores the procedures and policies that governing boards and school leadership teams should have in place in order to deal with parental concerns and other possible challenges.

In addition, the new course looks at conflict management and avoidance strategies, and is designed for governors and headteachers who would like to develop their school's resilience to controversy and build stronger, positive relationships brawith all stakeholders

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1 20 November 2019 18:30 - 21:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: GOV765 Governor Training : School Visits for Governors

One of the key responsibilities for governing boards is "Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of
the organisation and its pupils."  The course aims to provide governors with a clear understanding of why governing boards should have a school visit schedule linked to the school’s Improvement Plan and how to be effective during the visit and in reporting the outcomes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 21 November 2019 13:00 - 15:00 Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club Map

Code: GOV787 Governor Training : Understanding and Using Performance Data (Primary)

This course aims to support Governors of East Sussex maintained primary schools in their knowledge and understanding of school data using the
Governor Data Pack (Primary). Governors should know how well pupils are achieving, and how their school is performing overall.

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1 21 November 2019 10:00 - 12:00 Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club Map

Code: GOV769 Governor Training : Chairs and Clerks Working Together

The voluntary nature of governance makes it important that governing boards conduct their business efficiently ro make the best use of
everyone's time. Professional clerking has a vital role to play in meeting the requierments 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 governnance and the clerking competency framework
  • The working relationship and;
  • Efficient and effective working practice.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 November 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Wellshurst Golf Club Map