Courses/Briefings/Conferences

E.g., 19/06/2019

National Induction Course for New Governors/Trustees (Part 3/4) (Twilight)

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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Specialist Governor's Role in Safeguarding (Session 2)

Thursday 13th June 2019
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Specialist Governor's Role in Inclusive Schools (Session 2)

Monday 17th June 2019
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Governor's Role in Financial Efficiency

Thursday 20th June 2019

By the end of the session governors/trustees will understand how school/academy budgets are generated and how they can effectively monitor the school’s finances. The session focuses on the following key issues:

  • Where the money comes from
  • Different types of funding available ( including pupil premium, sports grant, SEN)
  • Annual budget cycle (maintained schools and academies)
  • Financial reporting and budget monitoring
  • Benchmarking
  • Key accounting terminology
  • Financial roles and responsibilities of the governing body
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Governor's Role in Financial Efficiency

Thursday 20th June 2019

By the end of the session governors/trustees will understand how school/academy budgets are generated and how they can effectively monitor the school’s finances. The session focuses on the following key issues:

  • Where the money comes from
  • Different types of funding available ( including pupil premium, sports grant, SEN)
  • Annual budget cycle (maintained schools and academies)
  • Financial reporting and budget monitoring
  • Benchmarking
  • Key accounting terminology
  • Financial roles and responsibilities of the governing body
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