Courses/Briefings/Conferences

E.g., 24/10/2019

BGD Course/Briefing Overview

Overview documents

Role of the Chair and Effective Meetings (Twilight)

Monday 25th November 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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Handling School Complaints (Afternoon)

Monday 2nd December 2019

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)

Monday 2nd December 2019

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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