This course explores in more detail how individual governors and governing boards can effectively carry out their core function of holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school/academy.
Governors will learn:
how this role fits within other governor roles
how to be challenging yet supporitve
how to find out sources of information and what governors need to know
monitoring and evaluation: asking questions and making judgements to support the school's self-evaluation.
Governors will be able to:
appreciate the importance of being supportive but challenging and to feel confident in this role
understand the role and its impact on the school/academy’s self evaluation
gain awareness of the range of information and data available.