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Code: GOV/20/132/A Effective governance

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.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 12 March 2020 19:00 - 21:00 The Bushey Academy Map

Code: GOV/20/136/A Disciplinary Hearings

This course is beneficial in helping governors understand the procedures of a staff disciplinary hearing. The course is broadly based on the HfL model disciplinary policy but also useful for governors of all settings as the principles are broadly the same.This session will:

  • identify the principles of good disciplinary handling
  • look at the decision making process
  • assist with dealing of challenges that may arise during the process

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 March 2020 19:00 - 21:00 The Bushey Academy Map

Code: GOV/20/1/A Clerks' network

These termly seminars include presentations covering a range of governance topics for both academies and schools.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 March 2020 09:30 - 12:00 Mercure Hatfield Oak Hotel Map

Code: GOV/20/161/A New to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

This session is designed to provide an introduction for governors to the area of special educational needs and disabilities. During the session there will be a range of practical activities and opportunities to ask questions and share ideas.



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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 March 2020 19:00 - 21:00 Holiday Inn, Hemel Map

Code: GOV/20/2/A Clerks' network

These termly seminars include presentations covering a range of governance topics for both academies and schools.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 10 June 2020 17:30 - 20:00 Barnwell Upper School, Stevenage Map

Code: CSIB8 Chairs' Strategic Information Briefing

This briefing is recommended for Chairs, Vice Chairs and Chairs of Committees and will cover a large number of important topics and will include an update from Human Resources, Finance, HCC and Governance. There will be an update on Pupil Premium from Felicity Evans and a slot on HT Mental Health amongst the topics covered.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 June 2020 17:30 - 20:00 Fielder Centre, Hatfield Map