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Code: GOV1100 Governor Briefing: Finance Update for Governors

The session be delivered by the school's finance team and will give governors the opportunity to receive any updates about finance and to ask any questions.

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1 24 February 2022 18:00 - 19:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1111 Governor Briefing: Religious Education new agreed syllabus and your role as governors.

Religious Education is the only curriculum area that has a locally agreed syllabus rather than a national curriculum. It is a subject that is has statutory regulation to support its teaching. East Sussex is embarking on a statutory review of the Local Agreed Syllabus and this is an opportunity for governors to be updated and to be able to put forward their perspective on the work that is currently underway to improve the standing and quality of RE teaching in the county.
This session for governors will:


• Give an overview of the Local Agreed Syllabus developments to support governors in their monitoring role
• Ensure that governors understand the statutory position of RE and collective worship in all schools
• Give an opportunity for questions and discussion around the proposals for the new Local Agreed Syllabus
• Share the timelines and plans for first teaching of the new syllabus
• Support governors to be able to support their schools with implementing the new requirements
• Update governors on the Ofsted Research Review of RE

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1 25 February 2022 10:00 - 11:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1046 Governor Training : Health and Safety

This course aims to explore the responsibility of the governing body for Health and Safety in their school.

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1 28 February 2022 18:30 - 20:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1047 Governor Training : Induction for New Governors (Two-part course)

Induction is essential for all new governors and for longer term governors wishing to refresh, to help understand their roles and responsibilities.

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1 01 March 2022 19:00 - 21:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map
2 08 March 2022 19:00 - 21:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1048 Clerking Clinic

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!

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1 02 March 2022 10:30 - 12:00 Venue To Be Confirmed Map

Code: GOV990 Governor Briefing - Making the Most of The Key for School Governors

This is an opportunity for governors and clerks to learn more about the Key for School Governors and the different types of support the Key for School Governors can offer. This session will help governors to make the most out of their subscription to the Key for School Governors.

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1 02 March 2022 18:00 - 19:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1049 Governor Training : Taking the Chair and Being Effective

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.

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1 03 March 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV983 Governor Briefing: Being a parent and a governor

A briefing and networking session for Governors who are also parents.

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1 07 March 2022 10:00 - 11:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1101 Governor Briefing: Finance Update for Governors

The session be delivered by the school's finance team and will give governors the opportunity to receive any updates about finance and to ask any questions.

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1 08 March 2022 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1050 Safeguarding Children in Education: Refresher Safeguarding Governors Responsibilities

East Sussex Children’s Service and the East Sussex Safeguarding Children Partnership (ESSCP) 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 which will be updated every three years.

This session will provide safeguarding link governors with a refresher of the knowledge of how 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 09 March 2022 13:00 - 15:00 Venue To Be Confirmed Map

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