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Code: GOV1080 Governor Training : Strategic Oversight - School Visits

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 05 May 2022 18:30 - 20:30 Venue To Be Confirmed Map

Code: GOV1079 Governor Training: Mental Health and Wellbeing Link Governor Sessions

Governors have a responsibility to ensure that their school is mentally healthy. Schools should have a named MHEW lead in each school/college, and also a named MHEW lead governor. Governors play a key role in supporting SLT in embedding a culture and good practice to support positive
practice around staff and students' MHEW in schools.  This course will allow governors to familiarise themselves with their responsibilities and understand the role of the governor in mental health provision.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 05 May 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Venue To Be Confirmed Map

Code: GOV1081 Governor Training : Equality and Diversity

Governors have a responsibility to ensure their school complies with the Equality Act 2010. This 2 hour training session is an introduction to equality & diversity legalisation and governors' roles and responsibilities within this. The course will help governors ensure schools are inclusive of the diverse needs of their community. In this course we will go through the relevant legislation and current Ofsted advice, look at up to date equality data, appropriate terminology, best practice around equality issues, using quizzes, group activities and case studies. This course will set you on the right path to best support your school to embed a whole school approach to equality

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1 09 May 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1060 Chair of Governors Networking Term 5

This is an opportunity for Chair's of Governors to attend a networking session facilitated by Karen Marr of the East Sussex Governors Forum (ESGF). This event will provide an opportunity for Chairs to network and discuss any topical issues related to being a Chair of a governing board.

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1 10 May 2022 18:30 - 20:00 Zoom Webinar Map

Code: GOV1082 Governor Training : Handling School Complaints

Complaints are a part of everyday life. However, how they are handled and reviewed can lead to different outcomes! This course is intended to support schools and governing bodies in managing formal complaints received at the school.

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1 10 May 2022 12:30 - 14:30 Venue To Be Confirmed Map

Code: GOV1083 Governor Training : Being Prepared for Ofsted

How to Prepare you Governing Body for an Ofsted Inspection

 

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1 11 May 2022 12:30 - 14:30 Venue To Be Confirmed Map

Code: GOV1071 Special Educational Needs Link Governor Networking

An opportunity for Special Educational Needs Link Governors to come together to talk about their role with other SEN governors and then raise any issue, questions or concerns they may have.

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

Code: GOV1084 Clerk's Forum (Summer Term: Session 1)

Professional clerking has a vital role to play in meeting the administrative and procedural requirements of boards and enabling efficient
and effective discussion and decision making.

The education sector can be a fast moving field, and you may find it tricky to stay on top of changes and statutory requirements. When considering the effectiveness of school governance, the role of the professional clerk cannot be underestimated and it is considered essential that clerks keep up to date with changes in the sector and identify good practice to make the most of the hours worked.

It is also recognised that the role can feel isolating when working independently of the school. The Area Network meetings give clerks the opportunity to network and share best practice with their colleagues.

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1 12 May 2022 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV980 Safeguarding Link Governor Networking Session

A networking session for 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.

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1 13 May 2022 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

Code: GOV1085 Clerk's Forum (Summer Term: Session 2)

Professional clerking has a vital role to play in meeting the administrative and procedural requirements of boards and enabling efficient
and effective discussion and decision making.

The education sector can be a fast moving field, and you may find it tricky to stay on top of changes and statutory requirements. When considering the effectiveness of school governance, the role of the professional clerk cannot be underestimated and it is considered essential that clerks keep up to date with changes in the sector and identify good practice to make the most of the hours worked.

It is also recognised that the role can feel isolating when working independently of the school. The Area Network meetings give clerks the opportunity to network and share best practice with their colleagues.

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1 17 May 2022 18:30 - 20:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar Map

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