117 courses found

Code: GOV1033 Ofsted Inspections are Back: What Governors need to know. Local Area Forum

Inform and update governors on current local and national issues relating to schools and the work of the Governing Board. A school to school approach, combined with the increased focus on school governance, will require governing boards to consider how all governors can work collectively, not just in their own schools, but across the wider ‘governor community’. The forums will facilitate governor networking and information gathering through high quality presentations that facilitate discussion and information sharing among peers.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 22 October 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar

Code: LSC715 ESSCP: Participating in the Child Protection Conference and Core Group Process (Virtual)

To enable participants to explore effective inter-agency working in Child Protection Conferences and Core Groups.

This live, interactive training will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

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

Full Joining Instructions, including links to access the training and guidance will be attached to the bottom of your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 03 November 2021 09:30 - 14:00 Virtual Classroom

Code: GOV1110 Governor Q&A with the Youth Cabinet: Climate Change (Cancelled)

This session is an opportunity for Governors to meet with members of the Youth Cabinet for a Question and Answer session around Climate Change and talk about the environmental issues we all face and discuss energy usage in your school.

 

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 04 November 2021 18:30 - 20:00 Zoom Webinar

Code: GOV1020 Governor Training : Schools Finance - Developing Financial Management in Schools

 **Governors should have attended an Introduction to Schools Finance prior to attending this course** 

The aim of this course is to build governors understanding of schools finance and to enable them to make a valuable contribution to the Finance/Resources Committee and Whole Governing Board.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 09 November 2021 19:00 - 21:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar

Code: GOV1000 Governor Networking: Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing for Small Schools

This networking session will bring together governors from small schools to network and discuss Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing in small schools. There will be a particular focus on supporting the wellbeing of headteachers and senior leaders.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 10 November 2021 18:00 - 19:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar

Code: GOV1021 Governor Training : Chairs and Clerks Working Together

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

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 10 November 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar

Code: GOV973 Local Authority Governor Briefing

A briefing session for Local Authority Governors to keep them updated on the policies and direction of the local authority and the educational landscape.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 11 November 2021 18:00 - 19:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar

Code: GOV977 Safeguarding Link Governor Networking Session

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.

Please note that due to a change in circumstance, this session is now open to both New Safeguarding Link Governors and existing ones. New SLGs will have the opportunity during the session to break out with Dion and raise any questions they may have.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 12 November 2021 10:00 - 11:30 Microsoft Teams Webinar

Code: GOV1022 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 15 November 2021 19:00 - 21:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar
2 22 November 2021 19:00 - 21:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar

Code: GOV1023 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue
1 16 November 2021 10:30 - 12:00 Microsoft Teams Webinar