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Effective Governance - John Hemmings - Monday 14th October - 6pm to 8pm

Effective Governance – Monitoring, Audits and Competencies – Twilight

John Hemmings

Monday 14th October 2019, 6pm – 8pm

This session is for all School Governors.


Purpose: To support Governors in monitoring and self-evaluation of school performance.


Topics to be covered:

Visions - School aims and a clear code of practice for the school community.


Strategic planning for effective governance and the school –strategies – time lines and deadlines – expectations – communication – safeguarding.


Link governors role and gathering evidence - asking sensitive questions – working with specialist staff – challenge, passing observations and findings on to the school and senior staff -  determining a broad and balanced curriculum - holding themselves and the school to account.


Audits, analysis and development of governance for the whole school – an ethos for leadership – joined up thinking and togetherness – pupil progress data – whole school self-evaluation and determining priorities for improvement.


Competences for governors and succession planning, - individual /team governor audits and self-evaluation leading to planning for training and more effective governance.


Governor training - understanding school finance, strategic planning, for the site, buildings and facilities (maintenance – replacement of resources - IT).


A digital workbook will be provided for participants, with outlines for frameworks for schools to customise and develop for their own good practice.


Cost: 1 Governor £50, 2 Governors £80, 3 Governors £100.

Refreshments included.


To book please contact Jeanette on:

01939 232292