Courses/Briefings/Conferences

E.g., 19/06/2019

Multi-School Governance Arrangements(Afternoon)

Monday 20th May 2019

This session covers:

  • The Educational Landscape – and drivers for collaboration
  • Whether there’s a future for standalone schools
  • What Multi Academy Trusts and Federations are
  • Effective multi-school governance arrangements
  • Next steps for schools considering greater collaboration/new partnerships
  • Forming/joining a multi-academy trust and due diligence processes
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Multi-School Governance Arrangements (Twilight) - CANCELLED - Insufficient Numbers

Monday 20th May 2019

This session covers:

  • The Educational Landscape – and drivers for collaboration
  • Whether there’s a future for standalone schools
  • What Multi Academy Trusts and Federations are
  • Effective multi-school governance arrangements
  • Next steps for schools considering greater collaboration/new partnerships
  • Forming/joining a multi-academy trust and due diligence processes
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Headteacher Performance Management (Afternoon)

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

A session for all members and prospective members of the headteacher’s performance management panel, covering:

  • an overview of the performance management framework in schools;
  • the governing body’s responsibilities;
  • the role of the headteacher’s performance management panel;
  • the role of the external adviser in the performance management process;
  • how the headteacher’s performance management process links to decisions on pay.
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Headteacher Performance Management (Twilight) - CANCELLED - Insufficient Numbers

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

A session for all members and prospective members of the headteacher’s performance management panel, covering:

  • an overview of the performance management framework in schools;
  • the governing body’s responsibilities;
  • the role of the headteacher’s performance management panel;
  • the role of the external adviser in the performance management process;
  • how the headteacher’s performance management process links to decisions on pay.
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Being Ofsted Inspection Ready (Afternoon)

Tuesday 4th June 2019

This session covers the main areas of the current framework, and the proposed Sept 2019 framework, with a focus around how governance is and will be inspected, and how governors/trustees can ensure they are best placed to achieve a successful outcome, with a focus on the following key issues:

  • which aspects of schools’ work are graded;
  • the frequency and duration of inspections, and the possible outcomes;
  • the expectations Ofsted has of governing boards;
  • what to expect before and during and inspection;
  • what the governors’ / trustees’ interview with the lead inspector will entail.
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Being Ofsted Inspection Ready (Twilight)

Tuesday 4th June 2019

This session covers the main areas of the current framework, and the proposed Sept 2019 framework, with a focus around how governance is and will be inspected, and how governors/trustees can ensure they are best placed to achieve a successful outcome, with a focus on the following key issues:

  • which aspects of schools’ work are graded;
  • the frequency and duration of inspections, and the possible outcomes;
  • the expectations Ofsted has of governing boards;
  • what to expect before and during and inspection;
  • what the governors’ / trustees’ interview with the lead inspector will entail.
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National Induction Course for New Governors/Trustees (Parts 1/2) (Afternoon)

Thursday 6th June 2019

Aimed at new governors/trustees and those with less than twelve months’ experience, the session covers the following key issues:

  • What is the role of the board?
  • What is ‘effective governance’?
  • What does Ofsted hold boards accountable for?
  • Effective meetings
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National Induction Course for New Governors/Trustees (Parts 1/2) (Twilight)

Thursday 6th June 2019

Aimed at new governors/trustees and those with less than twelve months’ experience, the session covers the following key issues:

  • What is the role of the board?
  • What is ‘effective governance’?
  • What does Ofsted hold boards accountable for?
  • Effective meetings
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Summer Term BGA Briefing

Tuesday 11th June 2019
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National Induction Course for New Governors/Trustees (Parts 3/4) (Afternoon)

Wednesday 12th June 2019

Aimed at new governors/trustees and those with less than twelve months’ experience, the session covers the following key issues:

  • Visits to school
  • Being Strategic: What does it mean in practice?
  • Monitoring and evaluation: how can the board hold its school(s) to account?
  • Accountability: how should governors/trustees fulfil their accountabilities to stakeholders?
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