Courses/Briefings/Conferences

E.g., 23/02/2020

BGD Course/Briefing Overview

Overview documents

Refresher for Experienced Governors (Twilight)

Wednesday 25th March 2020

The session gives delegates a refresher on roles and responsibilities in governance and changes in the landscape.

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Handling School Complaints (Afternoon)

Thursday 26th March 2020

This session will explore the issue of school complaints including:

  • What are the governing body’s responsibilities?
  • What should a complaints procedure include and what does publishing it mean?
  • How much information should governors have about complaints?
  • What is the role of the headteacher and what is the role of the governors?
  • What are complaints hearings and how should they be conducted?
  • What are the potential outcomes of a complaint and what avenues are available for appeals?
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Handling School Complaints (Twilight)

Thursday 26th March 2020

This session will explore the issue of school complaints including:

  • What are the governing body’s responsibilities?
  • What should a complaints procedure include and what does publishing it mean?
  • How much information should governors have about complaints?
  • What is the role of the headteacher and what is the role of the governors?
  • What are complaints hearings and how should they be conducted?
  • What are the potential outcomes of a complaint and what avenues are available for appeals?
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