Courses/Briefings/Conferences

E.g., 25/03/2019

Introduction to the Role of Chair (Afternoon) CANCELLED

Monday 25th March 2019

THIS SESSION IS CANCELLED DUE TO VERY LOW NUMBERS - THE TWILIGHT SESSION IS STILL TAKING PLACE

This session covers:

  • the role of the chair
  • the relationship between the chair and the clerk, the headteacher/principal and other governors
  • key tools to support chairs in leading their team
  • setting agendas and running effective meetings.
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Introduction to the Role of Chair (Twilight)

Monday 25th March 2019

This session covers:

  • the role of the chair
  • the relationship between the chair and the clerk, the headteacher/principal and other governors
  • key tools to support chairs in leading their team
  • setting agendas and running effective meetings.
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Safer Recruitment

Wednesday 27th March 2019

To equip attendess with the necessary skills and knowledge to adhere to safer recuitment principles when recruiting staff.

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

Thursday 28th March 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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National Induction Course for New Governors/Trustees (Part 3 and 4) (Twilight)

Thursday 28th March 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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BGA Spring Conference

Saturday 27th April 2019

An opportunity to network with other Bury governors and trustees.

Key note speech from governance author Dr Tony Breslin with round table discussions on the governors' role in the development of an inclusive curriculum.

Presentation from Judith Hicks from the NGA on recruiting governors through the Inspiring Governance programme.

Update on the Chair's Leadership Development Programme (free for schools)

Places are limited so pre-booking is essential.

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Knowing Your School - Providing Effective Challenge (Afternoon)

Monday 29th April 2019

By the end of the session governors will have enhanced understanding of:

 

  • The key areas they need to monitor
  • The key sources of information available to support them in that
  • What bringing effective challenge means and looks like
  • How to support their executive leaders effectively
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Knowing Your School - Providing Effective Challenge (Twilight)

Monday 29th April 2019

By the end of the session governors will have enhanced their understanding of:

 

  • The key areas they need to monitor
  • The key sources of information available to help them with that
  • What bringing effective challenge means and looks like
  • How to support their executive leaders effectively
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Governor's Employer Responsibilities and Staffing (Afternoon)

Thursday 2nd May 2019
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Governor's Employer Responsibilites and Staffing (Twilight)

Thursday 2nd May 2019
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