Governor Training Programme 2013-14

Here’s the training programme for this academic year from Haringey LA.

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Haringey in statistics

At a meeting a month or so ago the HGA Executive were shown one of the Council’s ‘storyboards’. These lay out all of the most important statistics about a certain aspect of life in Haringey and try to present them graphically where possible. They cover:

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Workshop Details Haringey Governors Conference

I now have details for the workshops at the governors conference and a form to sign up for the ones that interest you.

This needs to be done by Monday, 6th May. So do it now.

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Haringey Schools Bulletin 27 March 2013

The third edition of the Schools Bulletin produced by Haringey Council (not HGA) that contains useful information for governors and schools.

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Haringey Council schools bulletin for governors

Last week, Jon Abbey, Haringey’s new Assistant Director for School Improvement sent his first schools bulletin.It’s a really useful source of information for governors (and others). I’ve been meaning to post it here, but before I had the chance there’s already another one out! I’ve pulled out the most useful info for governors below. Continue reading “Haringey Council schools bulletin for governors”

Come to HGA on Thursday

This is just a quick reminder that we’re trying a new format for Haringey Governors’ Association meetings this Thursday, 7/3/13 and we’d love you and your colleagues to be there. Continue reading “Come to HGA on Thursday”

Be wary of paid governors and data

Today the head of Ofsted, Michael Wilshaw, will announce the new school data dashboards and suggest that some governors should be paid to improve performance and efficiency. Whilst the attention being given to governance is to be welcomed, I think we should not forget why we have governors in the first place.

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A different approach to HGA meetings

The next HGA meeting will be on Thursday, 7th March. We’re trying a different format for the HGA meeting this time. We want it to be more about sharing good practice and getting to know other governors than a lecture from the front. We will be looking at:

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Primary comparitive data graphs with FSM and mobility

To understand how well your school is doing it’s very useful to be able to compare your school’s results with those of schools with similar intakes. Hopefully your school is already providing you with this data, but if not here it is.
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