Effective Committees - Fit for the Modern Day

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Free to schools who buy in to governor training otherwise £95
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Stables Country Club, Bolholt Complex, Walshaw Road, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL8 1PU. Telephone: 0161 762 4000.
No Of Sessions
Target Group
Serving School Governors
Activity Leaders
Kate Lewis, Independent Consultant, Onside Education
Please Note

Light refreshments provided.

Course Objectives

To enable the participants to:
1) consider the effectiveness of the governing bodies and their committees in conducting the business now expected of them
2) review some typical problem areas and recommendations for improvement
3) examine alternative ways of working to increase capacity without increasing workload.

Course Content

The role and function that Governing Body committees have in leading the school and raising
standards. This will include:
1) The statutory framework related to Governing Body and their Committees.
2) Considering the role of the committee in the school improvement process.
3) Examining the present, and future, challenges that face, and will face, Governing Bodies and their Committees.
4) Ideas for self-evaluating the effectiveness of the Governing Body and its Committees.
5) Reviewing alternative Committee models and structures, and also Terms of Reference.

Previous Experience Expected

Currently serving as a School Governor in a Bury school.

Dates and Times

Tuesday 6th February 2018 (12.30 to 3.00pm)