Governors who are new to the role of Safeguarding Link Governors facilitated by the Safeguarding Support and Intervention Manager. The session aims to update safeguarding link governors on recent local and national issues and to give governors the opportunity to network with other governors and raise any queries, concerns or issues they may have.Essential Information
Induction is essential for all new governors and for longer term governors wishing to refresh, to help understand their roles and responsibilities.Essential Information
An informal session, where clerks can pop along for an informal meeting with GCS to raise any questions and request advice as needed. Clerks may have a specific question or concern that the need support with, or they may simply wish to network with like minded clerks to share ideas, information and best practice. Come one, come all!Essential Information
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
This course is for Link Governors who have a careers subject responsibility or who wish to know more about supporting improved careers provision in maintained Primary, maintained special primary schools, primary academies and primary special school academies. It is also an invitation to Governors who may wish to know more about having a Careers Link Governor, or those with a responsibility for PSHE.Essential Information
The Competency Framework for Governance sets out the skills and effective behaviours expected of governors and specifically the Chair. These include:
• Leadership skills with the ability to build and work within a team
• The capacity to have good working relationships with key figures
• The ability to think strategically, be focused with a knowledge of statutory requirements and regulations
This course aims to consider these principles of effective chairing and ways to develop good practice and is suitable for Chairs and Vice Chairs of Governing Boards, Chairs of Committees and Governors wishing to be a Chair in the future.Essential Information
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 live interactive virtual classroom training, delivered through Microsoft Teams 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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