Courses/Briefings/Conferences

E.g., 27/01/2020

BGD Course/Briefing Overview

Overview documents

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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National Induction Course for New Governors/Trustees (Parts 1/2) (Afternoon)

Monday 4th May 2020

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 (Parts 1 and 2) (Twilight)

Monday 4th May 2020

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
Read more