We provide a blend of training courses, workshops and briefings which will assist all governors and clerks to gain the skills necessary to effectively support their schools.

Getting off to a good start – the value of induction training

Every year we welcome approximately 80 new school governors. All are sent induction packs of information and are invited to attend induction training. We know from experience and feedback that governors who attend the induction training gain a better understanding of their role and can therefore benefit their governing body by being more effective at an earlier stage in their term of office. Please take advantage of the sessions offered to you in your welcome letter.

All governors receive a copy of the governor and clerk training programme which is updated termly:

Chairs’ briefing sessions

The Executive Member for Education and the Director of People Directorate will join the Chair of Governors for this termly meeting. Current initiatives will be discussed and it provides an opportunity for the Chairs to discuss issues with the Executive Member for Education and the Director in person.

Future meetings

Spring term:  Thursday 13 February 2020

Time: 7:30pm to 9pm

Venue: Open Learning Centre

Clerks’ briefing sessions

An opportunity for clerks to receive a briefing on topics for the forthcoming term, to be discussed by the full governing body. An agenda will be sent to clerks prior to the briefing meeting. Clerks’ briefing papers will be circulated at each meeting.

Future meetings

Spring term: Thursday 23 January 2020

Time: 1pm to 2:30pm

Venue: Open Learning Centre

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